Use Newton's method with initial approximation
x1 = 1
to find x2, the second approximation to the root of the equation
x4 − x − 8 = 0.
I worked it out and got 3.6666667 but it was wrong, please help!

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Newton's Method
\[\Large x_{n+1} = x_n - \frac{f(x_n)}{f \ '(x_n)}\]

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