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Calculus: Early Transcendentals

For each initial approximation, determine graphically what happens if Newton's method is used for the function whose graph is shown.

(a) $ x_1 = 0 $ (b) $ x_1 = 1 $ (c) $ x_1 = 3 $

(d) $ x_1 = 4 $ (e) $ x_1 = 5 $