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jlhurwit75
 3 years ago
Use Newton's method to find the absolute maximum value of the function
f(x) = 3x sin x,
0 ≤ x ≤ π
correct to six decimal places.
jlhurwit75
 3 years ago
Use Newton's method to find the absolute maximum value of the function f(x) = 3x sin x, 0 ≤ x ≤ π correct to six decimal places.

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mark_o.
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@jlhurwit75 use the formula for newton method X,n+1 = X,n  f(x)/f'(x), start with n=0 so that X,1= X,0  f(X0)/f'(x0) say X,o=3, then also try X,o =1 you might get a max of +pi, etc

mark_o.
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0note this is an iterative process and do them successively for the approximation of roots

jlhurwit75
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yea i know that, I don't have a calculator with me and when I try to do it with mathmatica it doesnt work for this specific problem, I dont know the program well enough to know what I'm doing wrong
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