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Fooling Newton's Method as Much as One Can

by Jorma K. Merikoski (University of Tampere Finland) and Timo Tossavainen (University of Joensuu Finland)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
April, 2009

Subject classification(s): Analysis | Numerical Analysis
Applicable Course(s): 4.17 Numerical Analysis

An example is given where Newton's method converges but the limit does not satisfy the equation.

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