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Piecewise polynomials and the finite element method. (English) Zbl 0285.41009

41A15 Spline approximation
41A65 Abstract approximation theory (approximation in normed linear spaces and other abstract spaces)
41A10 Approximation by polynomials
41A25 Rate of convergence, degree of approximation
65N30 Finite element, Rayleigh-Ritz and Galerkin methods for boundary value problems involving PDEs
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