Online lessons: The Newton-Raphson Method
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|Kostas, Lambros; Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece|
|An experiment in computer-based training using the Web: an online lesson on the Newton-Raphson 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; Newton-Raphson method using derivatives; Possible difficulties; Investigation of the convergence behavior of the method; Convergence rate of the method; Newton's 2nd-order method; Newton-Raphson method for nonlinear systems of equations; Examples; References.|
|Resource Types:||Audio, Graphics, Courses, Link Listings|
|Math Topics:||Linear Algebra, Differentiation, Differential Equations|
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