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Horner's method


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An algorithm for evaluating a polynomial by adding brackets in such a way that no powers greater than one need be evaluated. This reduces the number of evaluations. The polynomial, in effect, ends up in the following form:p(x) = […(anx + a(n−1)x + a(n−2)x…al]x + a0

p(x) = […(anx + a(n−1)x + a(n−2)x…al]x + a0

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