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5-155.

Use Newton's Method to calculate the x-intercept of the function y = x − 2 + sin x, correct to 5 decimal places. Homework Help ✎

A reasonable estimate is x1 = 1.

$y(1)=1-2+\sin(1)\approx–0.1585$