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Related to numerical analysis: Bisection method
The study of approximation techniques for solving mathematical problems, taking into account the extent of possible errors.
(Mathematics) a branch of mathematics concerned with methods, usually iterative, for obtaining solutions to problems by means of a computer
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|Noun||1.||numerical analysis - (mathematics) the branch of mathematics that studies algorithms for approximating solutions to problems in the infinitesimal calculus|
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
pure mathematics - the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness