# Thread: The bisection and the Newton-Raphson method

1. ## 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.

2. 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.