Subject:
Calculus
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Tags:
Approximating Functions, Cac077
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Language:
English
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# 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.