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# Numerical Analysis

This well-respected text gives an introduction to the theory and application of modern numerical approximation techniques for students taking a one- or two-semester course in numerical analysis. With an accessible treatment that only requires a calculus prerequisite, Burden and Faires explain how, why, and when approximation techniques can be expected to work, and why, in
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Hardcover, 729 pages

Published
January 1st 1989
by PWS Pub. Co.
(first published January 1978)

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Jul 15, 2008
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Recommends it for:
scientists, engineers, applied mathematicians, students of numerical analysis

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science

As with many textbooks on science, I use this book as a tool (in this case a borrowed tool), not reading the book from cover to cover, but rather using it to read up on whatever part of it I happen to need at the moment. I have certainly not read all parts of the book, but find those parts I have read a nice mathematically inclined description of the central conepts and methods of numerical analysis. The text's focus is very much on the what and why theoretical aspects of numerical analysis, rat
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