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Mathematical Explorations with MATLAB

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ISBN-10: 0521639204

ISBN-13: 9780521639200

Edition: 1999

Authors: Ke Chen, Peter J. Giblin, Alan Irving

List price: $54.99
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Mathematical Explorations with MATLAB examines the mathematics most frequently encountered in first-year university courses. A key feature of the book is its use of MATLAB, a popular and powerful software package. The book's emphasis is on understanding and investigating the mathematics by putting the mathematical tools into practice in a wide variety of modeling situations. Even readers who have no prior experience with MATLAB will gain fluency. The book covers a wide range of material: matrices, whole numbers, complex numbers, geometry of curves and families of lines, data analysis, random numbers and simulations, and differential equations from the basic mathematics. These lessons are…    
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/15/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 324
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 1.056

Matrices and complex numbers
Whole numbers
Graphs and curves
Representation of data
Probability and random numbers
Differential and difference equations
Magic squares
GCDs, pseudoprimes and Miller's test
Graphics: curves and envelopes
Zigzags and fast curves
Sequences of real numbers
Newton-Raphson iteration and fractals
Iterations for nonlinear equations
Matrices and solutions of linear systems
Functional interpolations and approximation
Ordinary differential equations
Checkout queues: long or short
Fish farming
Dynamics of snowboating