Horner's method


Hor·​ner'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

Word History


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 15 Jul. 2024.

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