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Variations on a Theme of Newton

The author uses the computer algebra system Maple to introduce a number of interesting investigations based on Newton's Method for finding roots of an equation.

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1658
Author(s): 
Robert M. Corless (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
Publication Date: 
Friday, November 2, 2007
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
February, 1998
Subject(s): 
Analysis
Numerical Analysis
Solutions of Equations
Topic(s): 
Differentiation: General Applications
Continued Fractions
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Rating Count: 
18.00
Rating Sum: 
54.00
Rating Average: 
3.00
Author (old format): 
Robert M. Corless
Applicable Course(s): 
3.0 Calculus
3.1 Mainstream Calculus I
4.3 Number Theory
4.11 Advanced Calc I, II, & Real Analysis
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Friday, August 24, 2012
Average: 3 (18 votes)

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