# Section 13. 4 - found to be 3 and 4 inches long with an...

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Section 13.4 Differentials

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Uses for Differentials 1) To approximate the change in a function value. Evaluate f(1,2) and f(1.05, 2.1) and calculate the change in z, and then use the differential dz to approximate z z

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Use in approximating error A triangle is measured and two adjacent sides are

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Unformatted text preview: found to be 3 and 4 inches long, with an included angle of . The possible errors in measurement are 1/16 inch for the sides and 0.02 radian for the angle. Approximate the maximum possible error in the computation of the area. 4 π...
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## This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course MATH 2574 taught by Professor Pamelasatterfield during the Fall '12 term at NorthWest Arkansas Community College.

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