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Topic: Math challenge.
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Peter Percival

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Re: Math challenge.
Posted: Sep 4, 2013 5:54 AM
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Domingo Gomez Morin wrote:
> https://sites.google.com/site/arithmonic/roots
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> In page 44 of the book shown in the link below,
> kth powered matrices trivially generate either Householder's,Newton's, Halley's and other new high-order iterated functions for approximating roots, at any desired convergence rate k.
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> No derivatives, no infinitesimal calculus, no cartesian system, but just
> simple arithmetic.


How is it proved that the methods work?
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> Were you taught on school on these simple high-order root-approximating methods?
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> No?
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> Yes? Then show any precedent on those methods?
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> Regards,
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