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Newton-Raphson method or regula falsi method

Subject: Newton-Raphson method or regula falsi method

From: maaya

Date: 9 Dec, 2008 09:56:47

Message: 1 of 4

solve this equation using Newton-Raphson method or regula-falsi
method:
tan x=x

Subject: Newton-Raphson method or regula falsi method

From: Gavrilo Bozovic

Date: 9 Dec, 2008 10:06:02

Message: 2 of 4

maaya <upasna.shukla20@gmail.com> wrote in message <16aa8dab-ad8f-44f9-a528-f83a770b3da1@r10g2000prf.googlegroups.com>...
> solve this equation using Newton-Raphson method or regula-falsi
> method:
> tan x=x

don't feel like it...

Subject: Newton-Raphson method or regula falsi method

From: Walter Roberson

Date: 9 Dec, 2008 15:32:56

Message: 3 of 4

maaya wrote:
> solve this equation using Newton-Raphson method or regula-falsi
> method:
> tan x=x

My initial guess of "x = 0" solved it in 0 iterations.


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Subject: Newton-Raphson method or regula falsi method

From: Gavrilo Bozovic

Date: 9 Dec, 2008 15:49:01

Message: 4 of 4

Walter Roberson <roberson@hushmail.com> wrote in message <wcw%k.19359$b05.10685@newsfe06.iad>...
> maaya wrote:
> > solve this equation using Newton-Raphson method or regula-falsi
> > method:
> > tan x=x
>
> My initial guess of "x = 0" solved it in 0 iterations.
>
>
> --
> .signature note: I am now avoiding replying to unclear or ambiguous postings.
> Please review questions before posting them. Be specific. Use examples of what you mean,
> of what you don't mean. Specify boundary conditions, and data classes and value
> relationships -- what if we scrambled your data or used -Inf, NaN, or complex(rand,rand)?

Yeah but that's not fair, you have to have a lot of experience to know that tan(0) = 0, without using a numerical estimation method!

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