# Math Help - Taylor Polynomial

1. ## Taylor Polynomial

Calculate the taylor Polynomial p2 (x;0) of e^tan(x)

I understand how to calculate taylor polynomials but how does the
p2 (x;0) change what I'm supposed to do?

What does it mean?

Thanks.

2. Originally Posted by jzellt
Calculate the taylor Polynomial p2 (x;0) of e^tan(x)

I understand how to calculate taylor polynomials but how does the
p2 (x;0) change what I'm supposed to do?

What does it mean?

Thanks.
It probably means expand around x = 0 (so you're actually getting a Maclaurin series) up to degree 2.