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    Algorithm for Bisection method

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    A continuous function f(x) such that f(a) and f(b) have opposite signs, must have a zero (a point x such that f(x) = 0) in the interval [a, b].

    Give a pseudocode for the bisection method algorithm Bise(f(x),a,b,error) for finding an approximation to a zero of a continuous function f(x) in the interval [a, b] accurate to within error.

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    By checking whether f(a) and f((a+b)/2) have opposite signs, we can determine whether a zero occurs in the subinterval [a, (a+b)/2] or in the subinterval [(a+b)/2, b]. The bisection method ...

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    The solution briefly explains the working of bisection method before giving the algorithm pseudocode.