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Lect29 - Numerical Solution of Equations Solutions to the...

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92.131 Lecture29 1 of 20 Ronald Brent © 2010 All rights reserved. Numerical Solution of Equations Solutions to the problem 0 ) ( = x f are called roots. 1) Finding critical points of functions. 2) Finding the x -intercepts of graphs of functions Rarely can solutions be found analytically. Newton’s method is a numerical method that works well in computing extremely accurate approximations to the actual solutions.
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