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Solved: Linear and quadratic approximationa. Find the

Calculus: Early Transcendentals | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9780321570567 | Authors: William L. Briggs, Lyle Cochran, Bernard Gillett ISBN: 9780321570567 2

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Problem 8E

Problem 8E

Linear and quadratic approximation

a. Find the linear approximating polynomial for the following functions centered at the given point a.

b. Find the quadratic approximating polynomial for the following functions centered at the given point a.

c. Use the polynomials obtained in parts (a) and (b) to approximate the given quantity.

, a = 4; approximate

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Solution 8E

Step 1:

We need to find the linear and quadratic approximating polynomial for

The linear approximation for  at is given by

The Quadratic Approximation for a function y = f(x) based at a point a is given by

Step 2 of 4

Chapter 9.1, Problem 8E is Solved
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Textbook: Calculus: Early Transcendentals
Edition: 1
Author: William L. Briggs, Lyle Cochran, Bernard Gillett
ISBN: 9780321570567

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