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An Introduction to Numerical Methods and Analysis Epperson, James F.                       1 of 1
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0470049634
ISBN-13: 9780470049631
Sku: 204727464
Publish Date: 8/13/2012
Pages:  572
Age Range:  NA
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The objective of this book is for the reader to learn where approximation methods come from, why they work, why they sometimes don't work, and when to use which of many techniques that are available, and to do all this in a way that emphasizes readability and usefulness to the numerical methods novice. Each chapter and each section begins with the basic, elementary material and gradually builds up to more advanced topics. The text begins with a review of the important calculus results, and why and where these ideas play an important role throughout the book. Some of the concepts required for the study of computational mathematics are introduced, and simple approximations using Taylor's Theorem are treated in some depth. The exposition is intended to be lively and "student friendly." Exercises run the gamut from simple hand computations that might be characterized as "starter exercises," to challenging derivations and minor proofs, to programming exercises.

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0572
Product attributePublisher:   Wiley-Interscience
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