[R] newtons method

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Tue May 12 11:12:51 CEST 2009

Kon Knafelman wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone know how to code newton's method for finding the roots of polynomial functions? im not sure whether i need to do this manually, or just code something with a loop to stop when it gets to the desired result

See ?optim for optimization methods.

Uwe Ligges

> thanks guys!
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