Author mark.dickinson
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Date 2016-08-12.07:44:39
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What no patch for pre-commit review?!

For computing nth roots, it may be worth special-casing the case n=2: for floats, `math.sqrt` is likely to be faster and more precise than an ad-hoc algorithm. (Indeed, I'd expect it to be perfectly correctly rounded on the vast majority of current machines.)
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