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    Anyone got an example of where the Newton-Rasphson method of finding roots of an equation fails? I know in principle it's when there are lots of roots close together or when the starting value is v. close to an asymptote but I can't find an equation to illustrate this.

    Thanks,
    Sarah

    EDIT: Sorry, didn't read very far down!!! Thanks to the guys who posted on that thread
 
 
 
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Updated: July 14, 2005

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