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An improvement to Ostrowski root-finding method. (English) Zbl 1090.65053
Summary: An improvement to the iterative method based on the Ostrowski one to compute nonlinear equation solutions, which increases the local order of convergence is suggested. The adaptation of a strategy presented here gives a new iteration function with an additional evaluation of the function. It also shows a smaller cost if we use adaptive multi-precision arithmetic. The numerical results computed using this system with a floating point system representing 200 decimal digits support this theory.

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65H05Single nonlinear equations (numerical methods)
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