Covers standard methods of numerical analysis, using computers for extensive calculations. Programming languages and/or software packages are chosen by the instructor and used throughout the course. Topics include approximation and interpolation by polynomials, root-finding methods in 1 and several variables, direct and iterative methods for systems of linear equations, numerical quadrature and differentiation, approximation techniques for ordinary differential equations. Fall of odd years. Prerequisite(s): MA 3120. (TECO)
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.