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Unformatted text preview: or (b) 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.8 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 x-axis f(x)=exp(x 2 )*sin(x) Taylor Series Approximations Function One Term Two Terms Three Terms 2. clc; clear; x=.1; oldterm = x^3; newterm = -(x^5)/6; oldsum = oldterm; newsum = oldsum + newterm; n=2; while (abs(oldsum -newsum)>10^-8) oldsum = newsum; oldterm = newterm; newterm = oldterm*(-x^2)/(2*n+1); newsum = oldsum + newterm; n=n+1; end fprintf( 'The approx value of f(x) is %10.8f\n' ,oldsum) fprintf( 'The exact value of f(x) is %10.8f\n' ,x^2*sin(x)) OUTPUT SCREEN: The approx value of f(x) is 0.00099833 The exact value of f(x) is 0.00099833...
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2009 for the course ENG 3361 taught by Professor Yao during the Fall '09 term at Dalhousie.
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