Math Help - Babylonian Method

1. Babylonian Method

If the starting vlue, xn= 50.5, were to be usedin the babylonian method, then which of hte following is the most likely value of A?

2501, 2550, 2598, 50.5

2. Originally Posted by shanniepooh2
If the starting vlue, xn= 50.5, were to be usedin the babylonian method, then which of hte following is the most likely value of A?

2501, 2550, 2598, 50.5
I assume A is the number being square rooted??

I suspect 2550 is the expected answer since it lies halfway between 50^2 and 51^2.