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ROOT FINDER

Clark Benson and David Lovelock
Department of Mathematics
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona 85721

This program will find the roots of y = f(x) in four different ways, viz. by the bisection method, Newton's method, the secant method, and the method of false position. It also plots the graph of f(x), so a root can be found "by eye". This program will also evaluate f(x) at a point and give a table of values for f(x) over an interval. Sample equations are provided.

Download rootfind.zip [204 KB].

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