Section 4.8. Read the entire section (only 3.5 pages). Pay particular attention to Figure 4, Example 1 with Figure 5, and Example 2. Answer the following questions by 7:00 am. Send an e-mail with subject line MA251 4.8 to email@example.com .
1) What are some ways to choose an initial approximation x1?
1. guessing, from a
rough sketch of the graph of f, or from
a computer generated graph of f
Then Newton's Method
fails and a better initial
approximation x1 should be chosen
3) When x5 and x6 agree to 8 decimal placesAlyssa Reed