# numerical analysis definition

• noun:
• The study of approximation techniques for resolving mathematical dilemmas, taking into consideration the extent of possible mistakes.
• the research of algorithms to resolve mathematical dilemmas regarding continuous sets of values (such as the genuine numbers, complex numbers or vector areas).
• (mathematics) the branch of mathematics that researches formulas for approximating solutions to dilemmas into the infinitesimal calculus

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• Hypernym for "numerical analysis"
• pure mathematics