Horner's method

[ hawr-nerz ]
/ ˈhɔr nərz /

noun Mathematics.

a technique, involving successive substitutions, for approximating the real roots of an equation with real coefficients.

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Origin of Horner's method

1835–45; named after William G. Horner (died 1837), English mathematician who invented it
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