numerical analysis

The study of algorithms to solve mathematical problems concerning continuous sets of values (such as the real numbers, complex numbers or vector spaces).

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  • Numerical analysis — Babylonian clay tablet BC 7289 (c. 1800–1600 BC) with annotations. The approximation of the square root of 2 is four sexagesimal figures, which is about six decimal figures. 1 + 24/60 + 51/602 + 10/603 = 1.41421296...[1] Numerical analysis is the …   Wikipedia

  • numerical analysis — the branch of mathematics dealing with methods for obtaining approximate numerical solutions of mathematical problems. [1925 30] * * * Branch of applied mathematics that studies methods for solving complicated equations using arithmetic… …   Universalium

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  • numerical analysis — /njuˌmɛrɪkəl əˈnæləsəs/ (say nyooh.merikuhl uh naluhsuhs) noun the use of numerical methods for the analysis of problems and the ascertaining of margins of error, usually with the aid of a computer …   Australian English dictionary

  • numerical analysis — noun the branch of mathematics concerned with the development and use of numerical methods for solving problems …   English new terms dictionary

  • numerical analysis — noun Date: 1853 the study of quantitative approximations to the solutions of mathematical problems including consideration of and bounds to the errors involved …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • numerical analysis — use of mathematical methods in problem solving …   English contemporary dictionary

  • numerical analysis — noun (mathematics) the branch of mathematics that studies algorithms for approximating solutions to problems in the infinitesimal calculus • Topics: ↑mathematics, ↑math, ↑maths • Hypernyms: ↑pure mathematics …   Useful english dictionary

  • Numerical Analysis (book) — Numerical Analysis (ISBN 0534404995) is a graduate level numerical analysis textbook by Richard L. Burden and J. Douglas Faires. It is currently in its eighth edition.External links* [http://www.as.ysu.edu/ faires/Numerical Analysis/ Book home… …   Wikipedia

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