- Solution of linear algebraic equations
- Interpolation and extrapolation
- Integration
- Random numbers
- Monte Carlo integration
- Root finding and minimization
- Fourier transforms
- Ordinary differential equations
- Statistics
- Laplace's equation
- MATLAB
- Mathematica

- William H. Press, Saul A. Teukolsky, William T. Vetterling, and Brian P. Flannery, Numerical Recipes in Fortran: The Art of Scientific Computing (2nd edition, 1992, or 1st edition, 1985)