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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: MAT                                     Course Number: 371                                    
Course Title: Numerical Analysis
Subject: Mathematics
CUNY Subject Area: Mathematics
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Introduction to various numerical approximation techniques and the concept of error. Schemes are developed for finding the approximate solutions of algebraic and transcendental equations. Numerical differentiation and integration, finite differences, interpolation and extrapolation, and asymptotic approximation are also discussed.

Prerequisite: ENG 102 and MAT 242.
  • Applications to various branches of science are made. Stress is on the usefulness and necessity of numerical computation.

Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: