## MAT210 Lesson 16: Newton’s Divided Difference

An alternative way to find a polynomial approximation of a function is something of a mix of using the Taylor Series and numerical differentiation. Newton's Divided Difference method results in…

A student asked how to work a problem with the sample distribution of Pearson's r using a calculator alone. It involves using a z-table, but so many tools are available…

## MAT210 Lesson 15: Direct Interpolation

In Numerical Analysis, our interest is not just interpolation of values, but interpolation of functions. Interpolation of functions means approximating a complex or unknown function with a simpler function, which…

## MAT113 Workshop 26th & 27th May

We often encounter a problem that someone has solved partially and we only need to complete the work and report the results. That is our exercise today, using a partially…

## MAT210 Tutorial #1: Errors, Differentiation & Roots

To wrap up the first three modules: Errors (Kaw ), Numerical Differentiation (Kaw Ch. 2), and Root Finding (Kaw Ch. 03), work on the tutorial found at this link on…

## MAT210 Workshop 20th-21st May

We saw that a spreadsheet is a reasonably easy way to perform numerical differentiation. In our last workshop, we created - almost from scratch - a spreadsheet to compare the…

## MAT113 Workshop 19th & 20th May

Objective Communication to a wider audience is most often done through reports or presentations, so knowing how to copy work done in one application into another application is valuable. This…

## MAT210 Workshop 13th-14th May

A spreadsheet is a reasonably easy way to perform various numerical methods, especially differentiation. In our workshop, we will create - almost from scratch - a spreadsheet to compare the…