# Science:Math Exam Resources/Courses/MATH102/December 2012/Question C 03 (c)

MATH102 December 2012
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### Question C 03 (c)

This question is about approximating the value of ${\displaystyle b={\sqrt {48}}}$.

(c) Determine an appropriate function that has a zero at b and apply one iteration of Newton's method (i.e. find x1) to estimate b starting with an initial guess x0 that is the nearest integer to the actual value.

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