Newton's Method

Twelfth graders explore Newton’s Method of using the derivative of a function to approximate the zeros of a function.  In this calculus instructional activity, 12th graders examine how and why Newton’s method works.  Students use the TI-89 calculator to execute Newton’s Method. 

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Grade
12th
Subjects
Calculus
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Lesson Plans
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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Calculator
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