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Mathematical Computing - MATH3076

Year - 2020

This unit of study provides an introduction to programming and numerical methods. Topics covered include computer arithmetic and computational errors, systems of linear equations, interpolation and approximation, solution of nonlinear equations, quadrature, initial value problems for ordinary differential equations and boundary value problems, and optimisation.

3x1-hr lectures; 1x1-hr computer lab/wk

One 3 hour exam (55%), 2 assignments (15%+15%), 1 quiz (15%). To pass the course, students much achieve more than 50% on the final exam.


12cp of MATH2XXX or [6cp of MATH2XXX and (6cp of STAT2XXX or DATA2X02)]


MATH3976 or MATH4076


Faculty: Science

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Mathematics and Statistics Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Georg Gottwald
HECS Band: 2
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