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Algorithms used for divider sqrt core?

Altera_Forum
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Hi there, a quick question. 

what algorithm is used for divider, square root megacore? 

thanks
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Altera_Forum
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If it takes 1 clock per output bit (two input bits) then I'd guess the 'schoolboy' method that looks a bit like long division. 

It doesn't take much extra logic to do division or sqrt together.
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