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Learning Newton's Method
This Demonstration illustrates geometrically Newton's method for approximating roots. The available functions illustrate places where Newton's method yields interesting behavior.
Contributed by:
Angela Sharp
,
Chad Pierson
, and
Joshua Fritz
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Contributed by:
Angela Sharp
,
Chad Pierson
, and
Joshua Fritz
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