Determination of the Order and the Error Constant of an Implicit Linear-Four Step Method

  • Fadugba Sunday Emmanuel Ekiti State University, Nigeria
Keywords: Error constant, Implicit case, Linear four-step method, Order


The aim of this work is to determine the order and the error constant of an implicit linear-four step method namely “The Quade’s method”. From the results generated, It is observed that the method is of order six and the error constant is obtained as . The Local Truncation Error (LTE) of the general implicit linear four-step is obtained.


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Author Biography

Fadugba Sunday Emmanuel, Ekiti State University, Nigeria

Department of Mathematics, Ekiti State University, PMB 5363, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria


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How to Cite
Emmanuel, F. S. (2018). Determination of the Order and the Error Constant of an Implicit Linear-Four Step Method. MathLAB Journal, 1(3), 336-342. Retrieved from
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