CalcNotes0208-page19 - (Section 2.8 Continuity 2.8.19 If...

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(Section 2.8: Continuity) 2.8.19 If either fa 1 () or fb 1 is 0, then we have a zero of f , and we can either stop or try to approximate another zero. If neither is 0, then we can take the midpoint of the search interval and find out what sign f is there (in red below). We can then shrink the search interval (in purple below) and repeat the process. (Figure 2.8.q) We repeat the process until we either find a zero, or until the search interval
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course MATH 150 taught by Professor Sturst during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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