1.1 Basic Tools for Calculus
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#1 What is the third-order Taylor polynomial for f (x) =
x0 = 0?
x + 1, about
Solution:
P3 (x) = f (0) + xf (0) +
x2
x3
f (0) + f (0)
2!
3!
(1)
f (0) = 1
1
1
1
f (x) =
(x + 1) 2 so f (0) =
2
2
3
1
1
2
f (x) = (x + 1) s
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