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The function is given by (i) Show that the function has a root in the interval [1, 2]. (ii) Use the Newton- Raphson method to show that if x1 is the first approximation to in [1, 2] then the second approximation to in [1,2] is given by

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  1. amistre64
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    your copy paste missed some vital information

  2. amistre64
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    those latex equations dont copy and paste well

  3. anonymous
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    omg, I have just realized that

  4. amistre64
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    yeah, awareness is the first step to lucidity lol

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    need help with #2 PLEASE

  7. amistre64
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    if f(a) and f(b) have opposite signs; then that means they crossed over and there is at least one root in the interval if f(a) and f(b) are the same sign, then that just means that it may or maynot have a root in the interval

  8. amistre64
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    so calculate f(1) and f(2) and see if there is a change in sign to indicate that it hopped the border

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