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Secant method

version 1.0.11 (1.28 KB) by Manotosh Mandal
Matlab code for secant method


Updated 14 Sep 2019

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In numerical analysis, the secant method is a root-finding algorithm that uses a succession of roots of secant lines to better approximate a root of a function f. The secant method can be thought of as a finite-difference approximation of Newton's method. See for the details:

Enter left point of interval 2

Enter right point of interval 3

Enter the error 0.001

The root is 2.707 >>

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Manotosh Mandal (2021). Secant method (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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