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    The bisection and the Newton-Raphson method

    List one advantage and one disadvantage for each of the bisection method and the Newton-Raphson method for solving equations.
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    Quote Originally Posted by norivea
    List one advantage and one disadvantage for each of the bisection method and the Newton-Raphson method for solving equations.
    The Newton-Raphson method converges (think of it as more accurate) than the bisection method.

    The Bisection Method always works, however, the Newton-Raphson methods needs to satisfy a certain condition otherwise it does not produce the root of the equation.
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