# Peculiar Behavior of the Newton Method

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Consider the function , which has the three obvious roots 1, 2, and 3. These roots can be obtained using the Newton technique

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Contributed by: Housam Binous (April 2012)

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[1] K. J. Beers, *Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineering*, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

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