# Horner's Method

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Horner's method for computing a polynomial both reduces the number of multiplications and results in greater numerical stability by potentially avoiding the subtraction of large numbers. It is based on successive factorization to eliminate powers of greater than 1.

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Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (January 2016)

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Published: January 8 2016