GATE | GATE CS 1999 | Question 23

The Newton-Raphson method is to be used to find the root of the equation f(x)=0 where x0 is the initial approximation and f is the derivative of f.   The method converges:

(A) Always
(B) Only if f is a polynomial
(C) Only if f(x0) <0
(D) None of the above

Answer: (D)


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