This activity explains how and why Newton's method works.
Before the Activity
See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.
During the Activity
Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.
Represent and analyze mathematical situations and structures using algebraic symbols.
Use mathematical models to represent and understand quantitative relationships.
Draw a reasonable conclusion about the situation being modeled.
After the Activity
Review student results
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary