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### Exercise with a fixed point iteration

It is easy to prove from $f(x)$ being positive but strictly decreasing over all $\mathbb R$ that any negative number maps to a positive number in one iteration any nonnegative number maps to a number ...
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### Prerequisites for Computational Mathematics

Depends on what sort of field you want to learn about. I would recommend taking an intro to "Numerical Analysis" course, which usually just requires a basic proofs/calculus background. ...
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### Enumeration of floating point numbers

Taking $\beta = 10, t = 1, L=-1, U=1$, we have that \begin{align*} \mathbb{F} =& \{0.1\times 10^{-1}, 0.2 \times 10^{-1},\cdots, 0.9 \times 10^{-1}, \\ &0.1 \times 10^0, 0.2\times 10^0, \...
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