Hello, fair_lady0072002!

I'll do the second part . . . it's trickier.

And I believe there's an extra "4" is the answer . . .

Consider the function:

(b) Show that for this function , the Newton- Raphson method formula

can be expressed as: .?for

Formula: .

I'm going to drop the subscripts (temporarily) . . .

We have: .

Then: .

Multiply top and bottom of the fraction by

Get a common denominator: .

Factor: .