Use the bisection method with a hand calculator or computer to find the indicated roots of the following equations. Use an error tolerance of

e = 0.0001

The root of x = 1 + 0.3cos(x)

and

The smallest positive root of cos(x) = 1/2 + sin(x)

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- Sep 27th 2009, 07:12 PMjzelltBisection Method
Use the bisection method with a hand calculator or computer to find the indicated roots of the following equations. Use an error tolerance of

e = 0.0001

The root of x = 1 + 0.3cos(x)

and

The smallest positive root of cos(x) = 1/2 + sin(x)