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Newton's Method: A Computer Project

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Newton's Method is used to find the root of an equation provided that
the function f[x] is equal to zero. Newton Method is an equation created before
the days of calculators and was used to find approximate roots to numbers. The
roots of the function are where the function crosses the x axis. The basic
principle behind Newton's Method is that the root can be found by subtracting
the function divided by its derivative from the initial guess of the root.
Newtons Method worked well because an initial guess was given to put
into the equation. This is important because a wrong initial guess may give you
the wrong root for the function. With Mathematica, a program for Newton's
method can be produced and a graph of the function can be made. From the graph,
the a good initial guess can be made.
Although Newton's Method works to find roots for many functions, it does
have its disadvantages. The root sometimes cannot be found by ...

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