Math 301 Bard College

Scientific Computing

Course:  Math 301 (Fall 2018),  Syllabus

Time & Place:  TR 1:30 – 2:50 pm in Albee 100

Instructor:  Stefan Mendez-Diez (

Office Hours:

Textbook:  Numerical Computing with MATLAB, by Clive Moler


Practice  Problems  for  Exam  1

Practice Problems .


Homework 1 is due in class Tuesday, September 18. You will probably want to wait until after Tuesday's class to do most of these problems. You can do problem 1 now and some of you might feel comfortable enough to do problems 2 and 3.

Homework 2 is due in class Thursday, September 27.

Homework 3 is due in class Thursday, October 11.


A short MATLAB tutorial created by Gilbert Strang (PDF).