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Homework Help: Calculus

Posted by Elizabeth on Friday, July 20, 2012 at 10:56pm.

Use newtons method and the function f(x)=x^2-a to derive the mechanics rule.
Mechanics Rule for approaching sqrt(a), a>0, is
Xn+1=1/2(Xn+a/Xn), n=1,2,3,...

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