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.



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