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CS/APR 2009/MAT400/575

## UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA

FINAL EXAMINATION

COURSE

## INTRODUCTION TO NUMERICAL ANALYSIS

COURSE CODE

MAT400/575

EXAMINATION

APRIL 2009

TIME

3 HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
1.

## This question paper consists of five (5) questions.

2.

3.

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4.

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QUESTION 1
a)

i)

## Determine whether f has a root in the given interval.

(2 marks)

ii)

By using the bisection method, determine the approximate root of f after four
(6 marks)

iii)

## Find the number of iterations needed to obtain an approximate root of f by

using the bisection method with an accuracy of the order 10 3 .
(2 marks)

b)

## Consider the root of f (x) = 3x 3 - 5.

i)

Show that the Newton-Raphson iteration formula of calculating the root of the
given function is written as
r
5^
P*+i -

6P* + -J ; , /c=0,1,2,....
kJ

(4 marks)
ii)

approximation of

\^>J

(6 marks)

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QUESTION 2
Given the following table of data:
/
*,

n*,)
a)

b)

c)

0
1.5
1

1
2.5

2
3.5

3
4.5

10

25

55

i)

## Obtain the Newton's forward divided-difference interpolation polynomial of

order 3 which represents the given data.
(8 marks)

ii)

By using your result in a)i) above, calculate the approximation of f(4.0). Give
(2 marks)

i)

## Obtain the cubic interpolation polynomial representation of the given data by

using the Lagrange interpolating polynomial.
(6 marks)

ii)

By using your result in b)i) above, calculate the approximation of f(4.0). Give
(2 marks)

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QUESTION 3
a)

Find a least squares line to approximate the continuous function y = 2e x_1 - 1 on the
interval [0,2].
(10 marks)

b)

The table below gives the continuous assessment marks and the final-examination
marks for 20 numerical methods students. Obtain the least squares line equation for
the given data.
i

Assignment
Marks/50, x,

Final-examination
Marks/50, y.

Assignment
Marks/50, x}

Final-examination
Marks/50, y,

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

35
45
20
23
28
43
20
35
45
30

45
46
30
36
34
44
30
45
43
34

11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20

45
27
15
10
15
48
14
33
14
47

48
40
35
29
28
50
12
29
26
35

Hence, use the least squares line obtained to determine the final-examination marks
given the assignment marks are 45 and 20.
(10 marks)
QUESTION 4
A motorist test drives his racing car on a race track for 70 seconds. The speed in m/s of the
car is recorded for every 5-second interval starting from the beginning of the drive. The table
below records the data collected.
/
Time
Speed
a)

0
0
120

1
5
130

2
10
140

3
15
155

4
20
165

5
25
160

6
30
152

7
35
148

8
40
140

9
45
138

10
50
130

11
55
125

12
60
120

13
65
110

i)

(9 marks)

ii)

(9 marks)

b)

(2 marks)

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14
70
100

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QUESTION 5
<ty = yx
.~2 with y(0) = 2.0.
Given an initial value problem
dx
a)

i)

(5 marks)

ii)

(5 marks)

iii)

(6 marks)

iv)

(2 marks)

b)

(2 marks)

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