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Use newtons method to approximate the indicated root of the equation correct to six decimal places.

The positive root of sin(x) = x^2

The answer is ...0.876726

Why did they pick this when the obvious root is 0????

Sin(0) = (0)^2 = 0

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Use newtons method to approximate the indicated root of the equation correct to six decimal places.

The positive root of sin(x) = x^2

The answer is ...0.876726

Why did they pick this when the obvious root is 0????

Sin(0) = (0)^2 = 0

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The one that it actually helps to use newton's method for.

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