The convergence of which of the following method is sensitive to starting value?
A.  False position 
B.  Gauss seidal method 
C.  NewtonRaphson method 
D.  All of these 
Option: C Explanation : Click on Discuss to view users comments. 
NewtonRaphson method is used to find the root of the equation x2  2 = 0.
If iterations are started from  1, then iterations will be
A.  converge to 1 
B.  converge to √2 
C.  converge to √2 
D.  no coverage 
Option: C Explanation : Click on Discuss to view users comments. 
Which of the following statements applies to the bisection method used for finding roots of functions?
A.  Converges within a few iterations 
B.  Guaranteed to work for all continuous functions 
C.  Is faster than the NewtonRaphson method 
D.  Requires that there be no error in determining the sign of the function 
Option: B Explanation : Click on Discuss to view users comments. CJ said: (4:14pm on Thursday 30th November 2017)
The bisection method will not work when attempting to find a root of even multiplicity

We wish to solve x2  2 = 0 by Newton Raphson technique. If initial guess is x_{0} = 1.0, subsequent estimate of x (i.e. x_{1}) will be
A.  1.414 
B.  1.5 
C.  2.0 
D.  None of these 
Option: B Explanation : Click on Discuss to view users comments. Nani said: (5:02am on Saturday 3rd March 2018)
X0(f(x0)/f'x(0)) is 1(xpower22/2x) now x=1 put above equation 1.5 get
