Finding Multiple Roots of Equations

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Hello everyone. My task is to find the largest positive root in a specific interval of a function using the bisection method, Newton-Raphson method, and secant method. I've written code for all three of these methods, but the only way I can find all of the roots is to hard code different intervals. I know that is horrible practice, but the teacher never explained how to find them all using a different approach. However, I did read online that it can be done using Horner's algorithm (synthetic division). Basically, from my understanding, all of the roots can be found if one root is known. However, I could not find examples of code using Horner's algorithm specific to my purpose. I'm not asking for code, but a logical explanation as to how this can be accomplished. Thanks in advance!
 

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Hobbits over in the maths sub-forum might enjoy this.
 

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