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Unformatted text preview: . 34375+0 . 375 2 = 0 . 359375 f (0 . 359375) =. 00262 Root is between 0.359375 and 0.375 midpoint = . 359375+0 . 375 2 = 0 . 3671 f (0 . 3671) = 0 . 01688 Root is between 0.359375 and 0.3671875 midpoint = . 359375+0 . 3671875 2 = 0 . 36328 The maximum error of the bisection method is  ba  2 n where b and a are the initial boundaries of the bisection interval, and n is the step number. Here, the error is:1 128 = . 0078125. This can also be computed using the current bisection interval: . 3671875. 359375 = 0 . 0078125 After 7 steps, this meets the exit criteria of x error < . 01. 2...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2009 for the course ME 218 taught by Professor Unknown during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
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