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Revisiting Newton’s Method For Internal Rate of Return (IRR) Problem  

Author:  H. Sarper.

Source: Volume 20, Number 04, Summer 2003 , pp.362-368(7)

Journal of Taxation of Investments

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Newton’s method is revisited for its use in the IRR problem solution. A streamlined method is suggested to use the Newton’s method more easily especially in writing a simulation code to identify the parameters of the probability distribution of the IRR random variable.


Affiliations:  1: Colorado State University-Pueblo.

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