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amorfide
 4 years ago
can someone explain as simply as possible the newton raphson method
amorfide
 4 years ago
can someone explain as simply as possible the newton raphson method

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Guess x0 (needs to be reasonably close for convergence) Then first iteration x1 = x0  f(x0)/f'(x0) and repeat to desired accuracy.

amorfide
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how would i know what value of x0 to put in?

amorfide
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would it be the value closes to the point of the cut on the x axis

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Usually the function provides you with enough info to make a guess at the root

amorfide
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what value would i out in?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0eg Cos x x has a root between 0 and 1 so u coulde choose 1/2 to start.

amorfide
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so x2 so when i figure out x2 would i sub in the value of x1?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, just iterate, successive iterates will come closer and closer to the root (if it converges)
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