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can someone explain as simply as possible the newton raphson method
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can someone explain as simply as possible the newton raphson method
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estudierBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Guess x0 (needs to be reasonably close for convergence) Then first iteration x1 = x0  f(x0)/f'(x0) and repeat to desired accuracy.
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amorfideBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how would i know what value of x0 to put in?
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amorfideBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
would it be the value closes to the point of the cut on the x axis
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estudierBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Usually the function provides you with enough info to make a guess at the root
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amorfideBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1350326896625:dw
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amorfideBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what value would i out in?
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estudierBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
eg Cos x x has a root between 0 and 1 so u coulde choose 1/2 to start.
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amorfideBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohhhh okay! thank you
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amorfideBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay so x2 so when i figure out x2 would i sub in the value of x1?
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estudierBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes, just iterate, successive iterates will come closer and closer to the root (if it converges)
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