Horner's method

noun
Hor·​ner's method | \ ˈhȯrnərz- \

Definition of Horner's method

: a numerical method of successive approximations used for computing to any number of decimal places an approximate value of any real root of an algebraic equation with real coefficients

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History and Etymology for Horner's method

after William G. Horner †1837 English mathematician

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“Horner's method.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Horner%27s%20method. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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