Unformatted text preview: Math 471, Section 002 Coverage for Midterm 1 The first midterm will be administered from 68 pm on Wednesday, October 17 in East Hall 1084. You may use both sides of an 8.5" by 11" piece of paper for notes, but calculators are not allowed. Here is a list of the sections from Bradie that will be covered on the first midterm: Chapter 1.11.4. Rate and order of convergence, Taylor series, floatingpoint number systems, floatingpoint arithmetic, cancellation errors Chapter 2.12.9. Rootfinding methods (bisection, false position, fixedpoint iterations, Newtons method, secant method), convergence of fixedpoint iterations, convergence of Newtons method for multiple roots, Aitkens 2 method, Laguerres method Chapter 3.03.5. Linear algebra basics, Gaussian elimination, pivoting, LU and P LU decomposition, vector and matrix norms, condition numbers Appendix A. Important theorems from calculus. Homework assignments 15. 1 ...
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 Winter '08
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 Math, Numerical Analysis, floatingpoint number, newtons method, ﬂoatingpoint number systems, fixedpoint iterations

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