Newton Problem 7: Walters

1888 days ago by bardg

f(x) = 4*x^3 + 5*x + 3 
       
fprime(x) = 12*x^2 + 5 
       
f(-1) 
       
-6
-6
fprime(-1) 
       
17
17
n( -1 - (-6/17) ) 
       
-0.647058823529412
-0.647058823529412
f( -0.647058823529412 ) 
       
-1.31894972521881
-1.31894972521881
fprime( -0.647058823529412 ) 
       
10.0242214532872
10.0242214532872
-0.647058823529412 - ( -1.31894972521881 / 10.0242214532872 ) 
       
-0.515482547868992
-0.515482547868992