Question is if then which of the following functions correspond to Newton's method

Answer is given as

But I would have thought it would be

considering

Could someone clarify what I am doing wrong or not interpreting correctly. Thanks

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- November 16th 2008, 11:53 PMCrakafunction that corresponds to Newton's method
Question is if then which of the following functions correspond to Newton's method

Answer is given as

But I would have thought it would be

considering

Could someone clarify what I am doing wrong or not interpreting correctly. Thanks - November 17th 2008, 01:11 AMearboth
- November 17th 2008, 02:18 AMCraka
Thanks, just a little silly algebraic mistake on my behalf(Headbang)