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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 2006, Article ID 23674, 9 pages

A Newton-type method and its application

Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai 600036, India

Received 6 March 2006; Accepted 26 March 2006

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We prove an existence and uniqueness theorem for solving the operator equation F(x)+G(x)=0, where F is a continuous and Gâteaux differentiable operator and the operator G satisfies Lipschitz condition on an open convex subset of a Banach space. As corollaries, a recent theorem of Argyros (2003) and the classical convergence theorem for modified Newton iterates are deduced. We further obtain an existence theorem for a class of nonlinear functional integral equations involving the Urysohn operator.