[Haskell-cafe] Fractional sqrt

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Sun Jan 21 04:43:27 EST 2007

On Sun, 21 Jan 2007, Yitzchak Gale wrote:

> You always get the best approximation for a Rational
> using continued fractions. For most calculations that
> is easier said than done, but for square root we are
> very lucky.

Certainly no surprise - there is already an implementation of continued
fractions for approximation of roots and transcendent functions by Jan

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