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Newton-Raphson method

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Newton-Raphson is a root-finding algorithm which produces successively better approximations to the roots of a real-valued function.


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The Newton-Raphson method (also known as Newton's method) is a way to quickly find a good approximation for the root of a real-valued function f(x)=0. It uses the idea that a continuous and differentiable function can be approximated by a straight line tangent to it.

Applied Numerical Methods Using MATLAB®
Author(s): Won Young Yang, Wenwu Cao, Tae‐Sang Chung, John Morris
First published:14 January 2005
Print ISBN:9780471698333 |Online ISBN:9780471705192 |DOI:10.1002/0471705195
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Inc

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