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MTH603 (Spring 2018) Assignment No.

Maximum Marks: 10

Due Date: May 09, 2018

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Question: 1

Use RegulaFalsi Method to find a real root of the equation xe x  2  0 correct to two
decimal places within the interval 0,1 .
The formula for regula falsi is as follow:

Suppose the root is located between x = a and x = b with a < b

then x1 = a -[(b-a) f(a)]/[f(b) - f(a)]

Let us suppose that f(a) < 0 and f(b) > 0.

f(x1) will be either greater or less than zero (unless you got the root exactly!)

if f(x1) < 0, replace a with x1 and f(a) with f(x1) in the formula and repeat the process
to get x2

if f(x1) > 0, replace b with x1 and f(b) with f(x1) in the formula and repeat the process
to get x2

I will do the first round for you, then you follow until the 2nd decimal does not change

For your problem a = 0 and b = 1


f(0) = -2 and f(1) = .718282

x1 = 0 - [1-0](-2)/[.718282-(-2)] = .735759

f(x1) < 0 so replace a with x1 and repeat. You go from here!

Question: 2

Find the real root of the equation 3x  cos x 1  0 correct to four decimal places using the
Newton Raphson Method.
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