- the branch of mathematics dealing with methods for obtaining approximate numerical solutions of mathematical problems.
Origin of numerical analysis
First recorded in 1925–30
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- a branch of mathematics concerned with methods, usually iterative, for obtaining solutions to problems by means of a computer
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