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Halley's method


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A method of solving an equation in one variable f(x)=0 with a first approximation to the solution x0 using the iteration This method converges faster than Newton's method, but more computation is required at each iteration, so neither method can claim to be universally more efficient.

Subjects: Mathematics.


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