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false position

n
a situation in which a person is forced to act or seems to be acting against his principles or interests
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The best thing for Newton Raphson Method is that it consumes less time and less iterations to find the root than the Bisection and False Position Method. It has drawback of more complicated calculations.
So False Position Method is best method for such kind of functions.
This is why its convergence is fast as compared to the Bisection and False Position Method if it converges.