Small Solver Program

02182019, 07:46 PM
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RE: Small Solver Program
(02182019 05:20 AM)Thomas Klemm Wrote: If you compare your algorithm with Newton's method: Yes. Gamo already posted this method some time ago in the General Software Library. I have mentioned several times that the first input it NOT a guess for the root but an estimate for the function's DERIVATIVE. For more details take a look at this post: http://www.hpmuseum.org/forum/thread123...#pid111680 Gamo, you really should correct and update the instructions. Here it still says: Quote:Enter 2 guesses closest to the root. But again: that's NOT true. The first input is NOT a guess for the root. You now have seen a variety of cases that prove it. Dieter 

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