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Taylor Polynomials I

David A. Smith and Lawrence C. Moore, Duke University

with the assistance of
Jer-Chin Chuang, Furman University
John Michel, Marietta College

Purposes: To use differentiation to find coefficients of polynomial approximations to functions that are not polynomials

Prerequisites: Differential calculus, exponential and sine functions; the Periodic Functions module is recommended but not required

exp cubic fit

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