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.



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