Hello, Can someone tell me how to go about getting the following questions started i dont need to know the answer but at the same time I havent the slightest clue about what they are asking me to do. Please see attachment thanks much.

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- March 29th 2009, 05:49 PMAliciaNumerical Analysis homework help.
Hello, Can someone tell me how to go about getting the following questions started i dont need to know the answer but at the same time I havent the slightest clue about what they are asking me to do. Please see attachment thanks much.

- March 30th 2009, 05:34 AMchisigma
Question#1

The ‘probability of false alarm’ is given by…

(1)

… and setting is…

(2)

The problem is to find for which is . The method suggested in textbook is the bisection method, which is very inaccurate and requires long and tedious computation. Much better is the Newton-Raphson method, which solves an equation in the form via the iterative procedure…

(3)

In our case is…

(4)

In all cases the initial value is …

For in iterations we obtain the ‘stable value’ …

For in iterations we obtain the ‘stable value’ …

For in iterations we obtain the ‘stable value’ …

Kind regards