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University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 381 - Numerical Methods I

★ 3 (fi 6) (either term, 3-0-1) Approximation of functions by Taylor series, Newton's formulae, Lagrange and Hermite interpolation. Splines. Orthogonal polynomials and least-squares approximation of functions. Direct and iterative methods for solving linear systems. Methods for solving non-linear equations and systems of non-linear equations. Introduction to computer programming. Prerequisites: MATH 102, 120, 125, or 127; MATH 209, 214, or 217. Note: Credit can be obtained for at most one of MATH 280, 381, CMPUT 340. Note: Extra classes may be held for students lacking a background in one of the major programming languages such as Fortran, C, C++ or Matlab.