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Matlab: A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving, 2nd Edition by Stormy Attaway

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Chapter 1

Introduction to MATLAB

Contents

Key Terms

prompt

programs

script files

variables

assignment statement

assignment operator

user

initializing

incrementing

decrementing

identifier names

reserved words

key words

mnemonic

default

unary

operand

binary

scientific notation

exponential notation

precedence

associativity

nesting

call a function

arguments

returning values

constants

types

classes

double precision

floating point

unsigned

characters

strings

type casting

saturation arithmetic

random numbers

seed

pseudorandom

character encoding

character set

vectors

matrices

row vector ...

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