Numerical Method  Old Questions
1. Explain the idea of the secant method to estimate the root of any equation. Using the secant method, estimate the root of the equation x^{2}  4x  10 = 0 with the initial estimates of x_{1} = 4 and x_{2} = 2. Do these points bracket a root?(3 + 4 + 1)
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