regula falsi

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regula falsi

[′reg·yə·lə ′fäl·sē]
(mathematics)
A method of calculating an unknown quantity by first making an estimate and then using this and the properties of the unknown to obtain it. Also known as rule of false position.
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This method is joined with some method for which convergence is assured for example, False Position Method.
The formula used for False Position Method is as follows:
So False Position Method is more efficient than the Bisection Method.