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## Solution for problem 9E Chapter 9.1

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Problem 9E

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.

f(x)= (1 + x)−1, a = 0; approximate 1/1.05.

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Solution 9E

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:

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

Given , a = 0

Thus the linear approximation for at is

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