Numerical Methods and Analysis
Baker Kearfott, Department
Mathematics, University of
Louisiana at Lafayette
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places for the course and final exam
- Assignments: Assignments will be given in-class, and may be
posted on the Moodle site for the course. (Grades for the
assignments will also be posted on Moodle.
- Text: We will be using a manuscript written by the instructor.
The manuscript will be posted, chapter by chapter, as resources on
The text we have used in the past is: Numerical Methods, third
edition, by J. Douglas Faires and Richard Burden. This is still a
The manuscript will have various tips on using MATLAB. Also, the
MATLAB help system has extensive documentation. There are also
numerous other printed references on the use of MATLAB.
- Prerequisites: MATH 350 with grade of C or better and working
knowledge of a computer language. (However, MATLAB will be used
for the examples in the course, and registered UL students have easy
access to MATLAB.)
of exams and answers
- A list
of common errors on student's papers