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Q: Is there a connection between the hailstone sequence (Collatz conjecture) and the binary search algorithm for irrational numbers?

html5468Using the √2 = 1.41421356237... as a target, the connection I see is that you can approximate √2 first by taking the distance between 1 and 2 to get 1.5 or 1 1/2, then, since that is greater than √2, divide the distance between 1 and 1.5 in two to get 1.25 or 1 1/4, and then, since that is less t...

 
 
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