University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

66-121 Mathematical and Computer Applications W(3-1)

Application of the derivative. Taylor series and polynomial approximation. Definite integrals, inverse functions, parametric equations, polar co-ordinates, asymptotic approximations. Symbolic computation. Numerical methods in differentiation and integration. Use of a scientific programming language, symbolic algebra package, and numerical subroutine libraries. Examples from the simulation of physical phenomena.

Prerequisites: 66-110, 66-111, 66-112.
Corequisites: 66-120, 66-122, (and 27-190 for majors or minors in Computing and Information Sciences).

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
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