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## Newton's Method |

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With Newton's method we can determine a zero of a function numerically. The sequence of the approximations to is obtained via linearization, i.e., is the intersection of the tangent to at with the -axis:

For a simple zero , Newton's iteration converges quadratically, i.e.,

**Examples:**

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