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Introduction to Scientific Computing

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Course Description

For students in any discipline that may involve numerical computations. Includes instruction for programming in MATLAB. Applications discussed include solution of linear equations (with vectors and matrices) and nonlinear equations (by bisection, iteration, and Newton's method), interpolation, and curve-fitting, difference equations, iterated maps, numerical differentiation and integration, and differential equations.

Prerequisite: MATH 0100 or its equivalent: AP Calculus BC 4 or AP Calculus BC 5

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