Find the third approximation of x3 of Newton's method to approximate the intersection of and . What do I do? Set them equal to each other?
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Originally Posted by hazecraze Find the third approximation of x3 of Newton's method to approximate the intersection of and . What do I do? Set them equal to each other? Yes, and then get everything on one side of the equation. That will be the you need to apply Newton's Method. Can you take it from here?
So I did I used = .333 = Answer is supposed to be:
Last edited by hazecraze; December 5th 2009 at 09:25 AM.
I tried it again and now I'm getting 7.68, which is even further from the right answer. What am I doing wrong?
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Last edited by hazecraze; December 5th 2009 at 10:39 AM. Reason: wrong thread
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