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cos(x^2-x) = x^4 Set the left side equal to zero. 0=x^4-cos(x^2-x) To solve using Newton's method, apply the formula: x_(n+1)=x_n - (f(x_n))/(f'(x_n)) Let the function of the given equation...

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4(e^(-x^2))sin(x)=x^2-x+1 f(x)=4(e^(-x^2))sin(x)-x^2+x-1=0 To solve equation using Newton's method apply the formula, x_(n+1)=x_n-f(x_n)/(f'(x_n))...

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You need to remember how Newton's method is used, to evaluate the roots of a transcendent equation. x_(n+1) = x_n - (f(x_n))/(f'(x_n)) , where x_n is the approximate solution to the equation...

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Approximate x=root(5)(20) by taking. f(x)=x^5-20 f'(x)=5x^4 x_(n+1)=x_n-((x_n)^5-20)/(5(x_n)^4) since root(5)(32) =2 and 32 is reasonably close to 20 , we will take x_1=2 and approximate...

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Newton's method for the equation f(x)=0 is given by x_{n+1}=x_n-\frac{f(x_n)}{f'(x_n)} where x_n is the nth iteration. In this case, we need to consider the number (100)^{1/100} as...

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3cos(x)=x+1 f(x)=x+1-3cos(x)=0 To solve using Newton's method apply the formula, x_(n+1)=x_n-f(x_n)/(f'(x_n)) f'(x)=1+3sin(x) Plug in f(x) and f'(x) in the formula,...

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sqrt(x + 1) = x^2-x Set the left side equal to zero. 0=x^2-x-sqrt(x - 1) To solve using Newton's method, apply the formula: x_(n+1)=x_n-(f(x_n))/(f'(x_n)) Let the function f(x) be:...

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(x-2)^2=ln(x) f(x)=(x-2)^2-ln(x)=0 f'(x)=2(x-2)-1/x See the attached graph. The curve of the function intersects the x-axis at x ~~ 1.4 and 3. These can be used as initial approximates....

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1/x=1+x^3 Set the left side equal to zero. 0=1+x^3 -1/x To solve this using Newton's method, apply the formula: x_(n+1) = x_n - (f(x_n))/(f'(x_n)) Let the function be: f(x) = 1+x^3-1/x Take...

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x^3=tan^-1(x) f(x)=x^3-tan^-1(x)=0 f'(x)=3x^2-(1/(x^2+1)) To solve using Newton's method apply the formula, x_(n+1)=x_n-f(x_n)/(f'(x_n)) Plug in f(x) and f'(x) in the formula...

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We will solve the problem using Wolfram Mathematica (you can also use Wolfram Alpha which is free). Graph of f Plot[(x^3 + 5 x^2 + 1)/(x^4 + x^3 - x^2 + 2), {x, -10, 10}, PlotRange -> {-1,...

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We will find the derivative using Wolfram Mathematica (you can also use Wolfram Alpha which is free). For graphing we will use GeoGebra (freeware) because Mathematica cannot graph powers with...

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We will solve the problem using Wolfram Mathematica (you can also use Wolfram Alpha which is free). Graph of Plot[Sqrt[x + 5 Sin[x]], {x, -6, 20}] By writing the above line of code we obtain the...

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We will solve the problem using Wolfram Mathematica (you can also use Wolfram Alpha which is free). Graph of Plot[(x^2 - 1) E^ArcTan[x], {x, -3, 3}] By writing the above line of code we obtain the...

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We will use Wolfram Mathematica (you can also use Wolfram Alpha which is free) to solve the problem. Graph of f Plot[(1 - E^(1/x))/(1 + E^(1/x)), {x, -5, 5}] By writing the above line of...

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We will solve the problem using Wolfram Mathematica (you can also use Wolfram Alpha which is free). Graph of Plot[1/(1 + E^Tan[x]), {x, - Pi/2, Pi/2}] Plot[1/(1 + E^Tan[x]), {x, -6 Pi, 6 Pi}]...

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When c=0 , this is the basic cubic polynomial f(x)=x^3 which has no maximum, or minimum, and has horizontal tangent at x=0. Its graph is given by There is also an inflection point as the...

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We can factor the function to get f(x)=\sqrt{x^2(x^2+c)}=|x|\sqrt{x^2+c}. There are several cases. When c=0 , the domain is all real numbers, and the function becomes the simple...

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This function is defined only on [-c,c] (we can assume that c is positive) and infinitely differentiable inside the interval. f'_c(x) = sqrt(c^2-x^2)+x*(-2x)/(2sqrt(c^2-x^2)) =...

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To find extremums and inflection points, first find f' and f'': f'_c(x) = e^x-ce^(-x), f''_c(x) = e^x+ce^(-x). 1. For c<0:f' is always positive, f increases.f'' has one root,...

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For c>0 f(x) is defined and infinitely differentiable everywhere. For c=0 f is undefined at x=0, and for c<0 f is undefined for x<=sqrt(-c) and x>+-sqrt(-c). Find f' an f'': f'_c(x) =...

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f_c(x) is defined everywhere and is infinitely differentiable. f_c(x) = g(cx) where g(x) = x/(1+x^2). So f'_c(x) = g'(cx)*c = c*(1-(cx)^2)/(1+(cx)^2)^2, f''_c(x) = c^2*g''(cx) =...

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Although this question looks tough, it is really simple if you break it down into familiar component parts. f(x) is composed of the component "basis" functions which include x^2 and e^-x. I would...

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f(x)=x^6-15x^5+75x^4-125x^3-x f'(x)=6x^5-75x^4+300x^3-375x^2-1 f''(x)=30x^4-300x^3+900x^2-750x See the attached graph and link. f is in red color , f' is in blue color and f'' is in green...

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See the attached graph of f(image) in red color and links.Graph is drawn on two ranges for better clarity. From the graph , f is decreasing on intervals (-oo ,-15) and (4.40,19.0) f is increasing...

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The denominator of the function vanishes at x\approx -1.465571 which means there is a vertical asymptote there. Since the numerator is of degree one and the denominator is degree three, there is...

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f(x)=6sin(x)-x^2 Domain -5<=x<=3 f'(x)=6cos(x)-2x f''(x)=-6sin(x)-2 Refer the graphs plotted in several ranges for clarity (attached image and links). f(x) plotted in red color,f'(x)...

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f(x)=6sin(x)+cot(x) See the attached graph and link(different range), f(x) is in Red color, f' is in Blue color and f'' is in Green color. From the graph, Vertical Asymptotes at x=0, x=pi ,...

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f(x)=e^x-0.186x^4 f'(x)=e^x-0.186(4x^3) f'(x)=e^x-0.744x^3 f''(x)=e^x-0.744(3x^2) f''(x)=e^x-2.232x^2 Refer the attached graph in image and link. f(x) plotted in red color,f'(x) in blue...

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See the attached graph and links. Graph is drawn in several ranges to have clarity. From the graph, f is decreasing in the intervals about (- oo , -16),(-0.2 ,0) and (0,oo ) f is increasing in...

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Let c=2\cdot 10^8 . Then rearranging the function, we get f(x)=1/x^8-c/x^4 = x^{-8}-cx^{-4}=\frac{1-cx^4}{x^8} . The derivative is found using the power rule to get f'(x)=-8x^{-9}+4cx^{-5}...

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f(x)=((x+4)(x-3)^2)/(x^4(x-1)) Vertical asymptotes are real zeros of the denominator of the function. x^4(x-1)=0 x=0 , x=1 Vertical asymptotes are at x=0 and x=1 Degree of numerator =3...

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f(x)=((2x+3)^2(x-2)^5)/(x^3(x-5)^2) Vertical asymptotes are the undefined points, also known as zeros of denominator. Let's find the zeros of denominator of the function, x^3(x-5)^2=0 x^3=0...

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See the attached graphs and links. f(x) is in red color , f'(x) in blue color and f''(x) in green color.Graphs are plotted in various ranges to have clarity. From the graphs f(x)=0 hArr x=0.5 ,...

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sec^2(x)-4sec(x)=sec(x)*(sec(x)-4)=0. So sec(x)=0 or sec(x)=4. sec(x)=1/cos(x) and it is never zero. It is =4 when cos(x)=1/4. There are two solutions on (0, 2pi): arccos(1/4) and 2pi-arccos(1/4)....

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Denote sec(x) as y and obtain a quadratic equation for y: y^2+2y-8=0. This equation has two roots, y_1=2 and y_2=-4. So we have to solve sec(x)=2 and sec(x)=-4 separately. sec(x) = 1/cos(x),...

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This is a quadratic equation for csc(x). The roots are 1 and -4. csc(x)=1/sin(x), so we have two possibilities: sin(x)=1 or sin(x)=-1/4. The roots of these equations in (0, 2pi) are pi/2,...

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csc^2 (x) - 5csc(x) = 0 is equivalent to csc(x)*(csc(x)-5) = 0, so csc(x)=0 or csc(x)=5. By definition, csc(x)=1/sin(x) and this is never zero. So sin(x) = 1/5 remains. There are two...

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see the attached graph Solutions of equation in the interval -pi/2<=x<=pi/2 are x ~~ 0.525 , -1.150

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cos^2(x)-2cos(x)-1=0 using quadratic formula, cos(x)=(-(-2)+-sqrt((-2)^2-4*1*(-1)))/2 cos(x)=(2+-sqrt(8))/2 cos(x)=1+-sqrt(2) Solutions for cosx=1+sqrt(2) : None as cos(x) can not be...

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See the attached graph, x ~~ 1.100

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See the attached graph. x ~~ -1.050 , x ~~ 0.875

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First, transform sec^2(x) into 1+tan^(x) (this is obvious): 1+tan^2(x)-6tan(x)=-4, or tan^2(x)-6tan(x)+5=0. This is a quadratic equation for tan(x), its roots are 1 and 5. So we have...

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sec^2(x)+tan(x)-3=0 use the identity sec^2(x)=1+tan^2(x) 1+tan^2(x)+tan(x)-3=0 tan^2(x)+tan(x)-2=0 solve using quadratic formula, tan(x)=(-1+-sqrt(1^2-4*1*(-2)))/2...

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First transform sin^2(x) into 1-cos^2(x) and obtain 2-2cos^2(x)+5cos(x)=4, 2cos^2(x)-5cos(x)+2=0. This is a quadratic equation for cos(x), the roots are 2 and 1/2. cos(x) never =2....

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First transform cos^2(x) into 1-sin^2(x) : 2-2sin^2(x)+7sin(x)=5, 2sin^2(x)-7sin(x)+3=0. This is a quadratic equation for sin(x), the roots are sin(x)=3 and sin(x)=1/2. The first is...

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cot^2(x)=9, cot(x)=3 or cot(x)=-3. The general solution for cot(x)=a is On (0, 2pi) there are cot^(-1)(3), cot^(-1)(3)+pi, pi-cot^(-1)(3), 2pi-cot^(-1)(3). Note that cot^(-1)(-3)=-cot^(-1)(3).

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This is a quadratic equation for cot(x). There are two roots, cot(x) = 1 and cot(x)=5. Now solve these equations. On (0, 2pi) cot(x)=1 at x_1=pi/4 and x_2=(5pi)/4. Also cot(x)=5 at...

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see attached graph. Solutions in the given interval are, x ~~ 0.500 , 0.700 , 2.400 , 2.600

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12sin^2(x)-13sin(x)+3=0 using quadratic formula, sin(x)=(-(-13)+-sqrt((-13)^2-4*12*3))/(2*12) sin(x)=(13+-sqrt(169-144))/24 sin(x)=(13+-sqrt(25))/24 sin(x)=(13+-5)/24=3/4,1/3 Solutions of...