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Tool: Newton's Method
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Description: Enter a function or select one from a list, then use Newton's Method to approximate its roots starting at various points.
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Authors: Susan J. Diesel
Donald Kreider
and Dwight Lahr
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Comment:This rapidly goes through many Newton iterations. I used sin(x) with initial guess x=2, which impressed students. Would be even better if you could zoom out.