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Newton's Method

  • To use this method to approximate a solution to an equation, first put your equation in the form .
  • Understand how to visualize Newton’s Method iterations geometrically.
  • Realize that on some problems the choice of your initial “guess” is critical.
  • Keep lots of digits in your intermediate results!

Newton's Method

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Approximating Using Newton's Method 0:10
    • Good Guesses for Convergence
  • Lecture Example 1 0:49
  • Lecture Example 2 4:21
  • Lecture Example 3 7:59
  • Additional Example 4
  • Additional Example 5