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Newton's Method

I discuss the basic idea of Newton's Method and how to use it. I do one example using Newton's Method to approximate a root.

Here I give the Newton's Method formula and use it to find two iterations of an approximation to a root. I do NOT discuss the geometric idea of Newton's method in this video (I do this in the above video)

Here I give the Newton's Method formula and use it to find two iterations of an approximation to a point of intersection of two functions.

Here I give the geometric idea behind Newton's Method and show how it can go wrong and fail to yield an approximation. Newton's method does not always work!

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