Chapter 2  Solutions of Equations in One Variable

 

Secant Method

 

To find the root of  by Secant method is to compute the iteration, given  and , ,

until   TOL or  TOL . From the graph, we an see  is the intersection of the secant line passing through  and  and the  axis.

 

References:

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