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Animation of Newton's Method

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: Carl DeVore
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Newton's method (also known as the Newton-Raphson method) is a method for finding the roots or zeros of differentiable functions. You will find a discussion of the method in almost any calculus textbook, so I won't describe it in algebraic detail here. The purpose of this worksheet is to show graphically exactly what happens when Newton's method is applied to single-variable functions. Maple's animation commands are ideal for this, so this worksheet will help you understand Newton's method far better than any textbook can

Application Details

Publish Date: June 18, 2001
Created In: Maple 6
Language: English

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