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Graham
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Solve equation using NewtonRaphson method
Posted:
Aug 30, 2010 11:56 AM


Hello,
Say I have some equation in terms of constants a, b and c, and variables x and y(x):
a*y^2*ln(y)  y^2 + b  4*c*(y1)*x + a*b*(y^21) = 0
The problem I have been given is to solve this equation for y(x) as a function of x, using the NewtonRaphson method. (I.e. solve y(x) in terms of the variable x and constants a,b,c).
How do I go about doing this? I'm lost as to how to solve this using the NewtonRaphson method in particular.
Thanks,
Graham



