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Determining the default Method used in optimization and root-finding algorithms

Is it possible to extract the Method which is used in functions like NMinimize, FindRoot, ...
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Is there a way to globally set when to treat a very small number as zero?

I understand that I can use Chop to force a very small number to be treated as 0 and can use ...
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What method does NDSolve use for solving PDEs?

What is NDSolve's mode of operation? I use it to solve partial differential equations and never gave it too much thought. Recently, I came across this question. ...