how to find an approximate value for 4^(3/4) using one step of the secant method with x0 = 3 and x1 = 2 ? (the actual value is about 2.8284) any help would be greatly appreciated?
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Originally Posted by doresa how to find an approximate value for 4^(3/4) using one step of the secant method with x0 = 3 and x1 = 2 ? (the actual value is about 2.8284) any help would be greatly appreciated? You want to find such that . To use the secant method you first need to rearrange this into the form: . In this case: will suffice, now you just apply the formula. CB
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