Subject:
Calculus
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Tags:
  • Approximating Functions
  • Cac077
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    eBook, Interactive

    Education Standards

    Approximating functions with polynomials module

    Overview

    After completing this section, students should be able to do the following.

    • Compute Taylor polynomials.
    • Use Taylor’s theorem to estimate the error of a Taylor polynomial.
    • Determine the maximum error between a function and a given Taylor polynomial.

    Approximating functions with polynomials

    Ximera Module

    We can approximate smooth functions with polynomials.