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noun

the branch of mathematics dealing with methods for obtaining approximate numerical solutions of mathematical problems.

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Origin of numerical analysis

First recorded in 1925–30
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numerical analysis

noun

a branch of mathematics concerned with methods, usually iterative, for obtaining solutions to problems by means of a computer
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