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### Math. 455-01, Spring, 2017 Exams and answers

**Instructor: R.
Baker Kearfott, **Department
of Mathematics, University of
Louisiana at Lafayette

**Office hours and
telephone, Email: rbk@louisiana.edu.**

Home
page
for the course

__This page will change throughout the semester__.

/ The first exam
/ The second exam / The final exam /
Note: Previously given exams are available below
in PDF format. PDF files can be viewed and
printed with Adobe Acrobat Reader, installed on most newer machines, and
available as a free download.

**The first exam:**

The first exam will be held Wednesday, February 15. Here are some
things you will be asked to do:

- Write a short Matlab script to do iteration and print out values from
each iteration.
- Determine the order of convergence of an iteration.
- Analyze a fixed-point iteration.
- Estimate the number of digits correct in a result.
- Rewrite an expression to reduce the effects of roundoff error.

**The second exam:**

**The final exam:**