Chapter 2  Solutions of Equations in One Variable

 

Newton-Raphson Method

 

Given , to find the root of  by Newton-Raphson method is to compute the iteration, given ,

 until   TOL or  TOL . From the graph, we an see  is the intersection of the tangent line of  with the tangent point  and the  axis.

 

References:

【1】         R. L. Burden and J. D. Faires, Numerical Analysis, PWS, Boston, 1993.