[Haskell-cafe] Debugging Newton's method for square roots

Ketil Malde ketil+haskell at ii.uib.no
Mon Oct 16 04:20:05 EDT 2006

Clifford Beshers <clifford.beshers at linspire.com> writes:

> There was some excellent advice in the other responses, but I thought
> it worth mentioning that your Haskell code converges if you step up
> from Float -> Float to Double -> Double.

Used to be faster, too, IIRC.  Is that still the case?

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