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Given an iterative equation to solve an equation
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Last Post:
Jan 20, 2013 1:27 PM




Re: Given an iterative equation to solve an equation
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Jan 20, 2013 7:23 AM


"Jacob" wrote in message <kdf58n$958$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com>... > An iterative equation for solving the equation x^2x1=0 is given by > x(r+1)=1+(1/x(r)) for r=0,1,2,... > Given x0=2, write a Matlab script to solve the equation. Sufficient accuracy is obtained when abs(x(r+1)x(r))<.0005. > > I am a new to Matlab and I am having a hard time really even starting this problem. I was thinking that using some sort of loop until the accuracy condition is met would work. Any help would be much appreciated. > > Thanks in advance, > > Jacob
Your plan sounds ok to me.
Greg



