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# Index

 Complex numbers Euler’s Equality, 2.4 imaginary unit, 2.4, 2.5 Compound statements break, 5.14 continue, 6.12 for, 4.4 if, 5.2 Differential equations ode45, 9.4 ode45 events, 11.9 Euler’s Method, 9.2 initial conditions, 9.1 linearity, 9.1 order, 9.1 ordinary, 9.1 partial, 9.1 stiffness, 9.8 systems of equations, 10.4 Documentation doc and help, 2.3 functions, 6.3 Errors absolute, 4.3 indexing, 5.9 logical, 4.2 numerical, 4.2 relative, 4.3 runtime, 4.2 syntax, 4.2 Functions creating, 6.2 handles, 7.6 naming, 6.4 nested, 16 reasons for using, 6.2, 7.1 top-level, 8.1 using vectors, 8.5 Interpolation interpl, 12.4 Math functions exponential, 2.2 logarithmic, 2.2 trigonometric, 2.2 Matrices magic, 10.1 ones, 5.7 size, 10.1 addition, 5.6 elementwise multiplication, 5.7 indexing, 5.8 multiplication, 5.7 row and column vectors, 10.2 transpose, 10.3 Numbers e, 2.8 format, 2.8 Inf, 2.8 NaN, 2.8 realmax and realmin, 2.8 floating point, 2.8 Operations logical, 5.4 order of, 2.1 relational, 5.3 Physical modeling abstraction, 8.2 model, 8.2 validation, 8.2 Plotting points, 4.5 vectors, 5.11 Scripts incremental development, 3.7 M-files, 3.1 pre- and post-conditions, 3.5, 5.1 reasons for using, 3.2 Spatial vectors coordinate representation, 11.1 cross product, 14.1 directed line-segment repesentation, 11.1 dot product, 14.1 unit vectors, 11.1 Syntax colon operator, 4.4, 5.1, 5.14 comments, 2.9 ellipses, 2.6 semi-colon, 2.5 Variables clear, 3.3 disp, 3.3 who, 3.3, 5.7 assignment, 2.5, 3.6 predefined, 2.4 reasons for using, 2.6 workspace, 3.3 Zero-finding fzero, 7.6 fixed-point iteration, 7.4 procedure, 7.5

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