Online lessons: The NewtonRaphson Method
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Kostas, Lambros; Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece  
An experiment in computerbased training using the Web: an online lesson on the NewtonRaphson method for solving nonlinear equations and systems of equations. The lesson includes text, sound clips, animation, and links to related computer programs. Contents: Types of roots; Roots approximation; How to locate initial estimates for roots; NewtonRaphson method using derivatives; Possible difficulties; Investigation of the convergence behavior of the method; Convergence rate of the method; Newton's 2ndorder method; NewtonRaphson method for nonlinear systems of equations; Examples; References.  


Levels:  College 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Audio, Graphics, Courses, Link Listings 
Math Topics:  Linear Algebra, Differentiation, Differential Equations 
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