## Numerical Methods for Scientists and Engineers |

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### Contents

THE DIFFERENCE CALCULUS | 3 |

ROUNDOFF NOISE | 24 |

THE SUMMATION CALCULUS | 41 |

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accuracy analytic answer approach assume bisection method Chap chapter Chebyshev polynomials coefficients column computing consider convergence corrector corresponding criterion derivative determinant difference calculus difference equation difference table differential equation discussed distribution equally spaced error term estimate exact examine example EXERCISE expansion factor finite Fourier series frequency given gives hence indefinite integrals integrand interval inverse matrix Lagrange least-squares linear linearly independent machine matrix method multiply Newton-Cotes formulas Newton's notation numerical analysis obtain operator orthogonal functions orthogonal polynomials parameters polynomial of degree power series predictor problem quadratic random numbers rational function recurrence relation result roundoff errors sample points Simpson's formula simulation singularity situation solution solve stability step summation Suppose Taylor series theorem theory tion transform trapezoid rule truncation error usually values variable weights yn+i zero