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what is the secant method of finding f(x)=0 ?
Posted:
Nov 21, 1996 5:03 PM


Could anyone help me out?
I've got to write a c++ routine to find the roots of an equation using the bisection, newtons and secant methods.
I've done the first two but the problem is that I missed the lecture where they described what the the secant method is.
I would be most grateful if someone could explain it to me.
Ta.



