CPSC 402 Test #1 Topics

The test will cover Chapter 1, Sections 1.1 - 1.3 (plus Horner's method for evaluating polynomials and basic calculus results such as the approximation of the derivative, Taylor polynomials, etc.) and Chapter 2, Sections 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 (through page 58, not including ways to estimate the norm of the inverse of a matrix), Section 2.4 (up through the first paragraph on page 76) plus the scaled partial pivoting algorithm (which is not explicitly discussed in the text).

The main ideas are:

Suggested Review Problems and Exercises from the Text

Answers to Selected Review Questions and Exercises will be posted on the bulletin board outside Trexler 365 on Monday.