Secant Root Finding Method

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Steps of the secant root finding method for a cubic polynomial. The secant method for numerical root finding of the functions consists of the steps , beginning with the two starting values and . The method can converge to a root or diverge.

Contributed by: Michael Trott (September 2007)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



steps — number of steps to be taken

— coefficients of the cubic polynomial

— starting values

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