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November 27, 2014

Homework Help: calculus

Posted by terra on Monday, October 24, 2011 at 7:34pm.

Show that tan^3(x)-8(tan^2(x))+17(tan(x)0-8 = 0

has a root in [0.5, 0.6]. Apply the Bisection Method twice to find an interval of length 0.025 containing this root.

I have NO idea where to go with that equals 0 part...I could figure it without it but that throws me off completely..you can't plug any numbers in

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