# Calculating the square root of x/sandbox

## Try your hand on Newton's method edit

### Step-by-step edit

Cut and paste the following wikitext into the sandbox, and enter your favourite number and a first (non-zero!) approximation. See what happen after multiple clicks of the "save" button:

{{subst:square root|17|3}}

## Sandbox edit

{{subst:square root|100|10}}

10

10

10

10.000000000311

10.000078883626

10.039798887949

10.932861993477

15.351851851852

27

51.22

100

4.1231056256177

4.12310562562

4.12310562562

4.12310562562

4.12310562562

4.12310562562

4.12310562562

4.12310877528

4.1282051282

4.33333333333

3