Use taylor polynomial approximations to avoid loss of significance error. (x - sin(x)) / x^3 Any advice? Thanks
Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+
Originally Posted by jzellt Use taylor polynomial approximations to avoid loss of significance error. (x - sin(x)) / x^3 Any advice? Thanks Note that there is loss of significance at . Thus, use the taylor series @ x=0 for sin x: . So it turns out that Does this make sense?
Last edited by Chris L T521; September 20th 2009 at 07:07 PM. Reason: made mistake.
View Tag Cloud