(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Use Newton's method to estimate the requested solution of the equation. Start with given value of x0 and give x2 as the estimated solution.

2. Relevant equationsx0 = 2 ( this is the first guess numb. you start with)

the equation you use is.... x = x(guuess #) - f(xg)/f'(xg)

f(x) = x^4 -6x +3 and f'(x) = 4(x)^3 -6

3. The attempt at a solution

I have done the entire problem. several times.

when x ='s 2, I got 1. 731

when x ='s 1.731 I got 1.623

when x ='s 1.623 I got 1.604 for my final answer.

perhaps this answer is correct , and the multiple choice answer is wrong.

If you are familiar with newtons method- then this won't take too long for you.

You just plug and chug.

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# Homework Help: Newtons method to estimate solution to eq.

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