GATE | GATE CS 1997 | Question 2

The Newton-Raphson method is used to find the root of the equation x– 2 = 0. If the iterations are started from -1, the iterations will

a. converge to -1
b. converge to √2
c. converge to -√2
d. not converge
(A) a
(B) b
(C) c
(D) d


Answer: (C)

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