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Unformatted text preview: From the initial estimate x1, you obtain a new estimate: x2 = x1 – f(x1) f ’(x1) Repeated application of this process is called Newton’s Method. Each successive application of this procedure is called an iteration . * Newton’s Method for Approximating the Zeros of a Function * Joke Time * What did the judge say when the skunk walked in the courtroom? * Odor in the court! * What sound do porcupines make when they kiss? * Ouch!...
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 Fall '08
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 Calculus, Tier One, Scaled Composites, 3.8 Newton, initial estimate x1

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