Chapter 12 - Root finding

Here again three different techniques are described. These are the Bisection method, Newton-Raphson and the Secant method. The pluses and minuses of each technique are described and again a comparison of the techniques is shown by both programs and in tabular form for quick reference.

Associated with this chapter is also a graphical demonstration of the different methods. This is available on the associated diskette and is also accessible over the Internet.

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