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 +Vocabulary and applications for Math 445 final exam
  
 +<​code>​
 +  compact scientific notation (e.g. 1.4e-06)
 +  complex numbers (e.g. 3 + 4*i)
 +  Inf, NaN (!)
 +
 +  =           ​assignment
 +  - + * / ^   ​algebraic operations
 +  \           solve system of equations Ax=b  (x = A\b)
 +
 +  constructing matrices and vectors
 +    with square brackets [ ], commas, and semicolons
 +    colon syntax
 +    linspace
 +    zeros
 +    ones
 +    eye
 +    rand
 +    randi
 +    randn
 +    ​
 +  accessing elements of vectors and matrices
 +    single elements, rows, columns, and subvectors & submatrices
 +     
 +  linear algebra operations on vectors and matrices
 +    + - * \ ^ '
 +  ​
 +  elementwise operations on vectors, matrices
 +    - + .* ./ .^
 + 
 +  logical (boolean) operations
 +    == (equals)
 +    ~= (not equal)
 +    >
 +    <
 +    >=
 +    <=
 +    ~   (NOT)
 +    && ​ (simple AND)
 +    ||  (simple OR)
 +    &   ​(componentwise AND for vectors)
 +    |   ​(componentwise OR  for vectors)
 +    xor (for both vectors and simple logical variables)
 +    zero    means false    ​
 +    nonzero means true
 +
 +    any 
 +    all
 +    find
 +    ​
 +  helpful miscellaneous functions
 +    sum
 +    mean
 +    sort
 +    ceil
 +    floor
 +    round
 +    size
 +    save
 +    load
 +    clear
 +    class
 +    who
 +    whos
 +    what
 +    which
 +    input
 +    disp
 +    fprintf
 +    ​
 +  plotting functions (1d)
 +    plot
 +    semilogy
 +    semilogx
 +    loglog
 +    hist
 +    xlabel
 +    ylabel
 +    title 
 +    legend
 +    axes
 +    hold, hold off, hold on
 +    clf
 +    grid off, grid on
 +    color & marker codes
 +    figure
 +    subplot
 +
 +  multi-d plotting
 +    meshgrid
 +    pcolor
 +    contour, contourf
 +    surf, surfc
 +
 +  scripts
 +
 +  control flow 
 +    if statements: if, elseif, else, end
 +    for loops: for, end
 +    switch statements: switch, case, otherwise, end
 +    while loop: while, end
 +      plus break and continue
 +    ​
 +  user-defined functions
 +    file functions
 +    anonymous functions
 +    single argument, single return
 +    multiple argument, multiple return
 +
 +   
 +  applications
 +    solving linear systems with backslash
 +    solving linear systems with fsolve
 +    solving differential equations with ode45
 +    computing expressions involving sums and products (e.g. infinite series)
 +    the Newton search algorithm
 +    log-linear relations
 +    Google Page Rank
 +</​code>​
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