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practical methods of solution

  • Harold M. Edwards
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Part of the Modern Birkhäuser Classics book series (MBC)

Abstract

Unlike Chapters 4 and 5, which were devoted to statements about the nature of the solution of an equation y = f(x) for x given y, this chapter is devoted to methods of actually solving equations y = f(x) for x given y. The phrase ‘actually solving’ will be interpreted to mean ‘describing a numerical process for determining the solution to any prescribed degree of accuracy’.

Keywords

Practical Method Successive Approximation Tangent Line Implicit Function Theorem Decimal Place 
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© Harold M. Edwards 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harold M. Edwards
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  1. 1.Courant InstituteNew York UniversityNew YorkUSA

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