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Modified Secant method

version 1.0.1 (1.88 KB) by Robby Ching
A modified version of the Secant method that uses one initial guess and a fractional perturbation constant for a faster convergence


Updated 30 Jun 2020

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It is an open numerical method and a modified or improved version of the regular Secant method. It asks for only one initial guesses and a (fractional) constant. It generally converges to the true root faster compared to the regular Secant method. The user also has an option to choose between %relative error or number of iterations as the termination criterion.

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Robby Ching (2021). Modified Secant method (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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