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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 426 - Computational Mathematics I (3cr.)

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Floating point numbers; conditioning and stability; LU, Cholesky, and QR factorizations; square and overdetermined linear systems; Newton and quasi-Newton rootfinding methods; piecewise polynomials for interpolation, integration, and finite differences; explicit methods for initial-value problems. Prerequisites: MATH 305 , MATH 349 , or MATH 351 . Students may not receive credit for both MATH 353  and MATH 426.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
Crosslisted: May be crosslisted with CISC 410 . PREREQ: MATH 305  or MATH 351  or MATH 349 . RESTRICTIONS: Requires familiarity with computing (e.g., programming language).
Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
General Education Objectives:
Analyze Arguments and Information Reason QuantitativelyReason Computationally Reason Scientifically