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Mathematics of Computation
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A quadratic formula for finding the root of an equation


Author: Ll. G. Chambers
Journal: Math. Comp. 25 (1971), 305-307
MSC: Primary 65H05
MathSciNet review: 0295559
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Abstract: An extension is made to Reguli Falsi involving a parabolic approximation. Formulae are derived which have convergence exponents 2, 2.414, 2.732, respectively.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1971-0295559-1
PII: S 0025-5718(1971)0295559-1
Keywords: Numerical analysis, approximation to the root of an equation
Article copyright: © Copyright 1971 American Mathematical Society