Lecture 3 Typeset Notes

It utilizes the information of a second point to

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Unformatted text preview: function, or the possibility of the derivative going to zero, the Secant Method can be used. It utilizes the information of a second point to evaluate the derivative, by assuming that the function is linear in the domain of interest. From the Newton- Raphson’s method: x2 = x0 – f(x0)/f’(x0) But using another point, x1, between x2 and x0 to determine the derivative, f’(x0): f’(x0)...
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