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    Local Linear Approximation

    How would I find the local linear approximation of the following function at a specified point?


    F(x)= e^(5x)cos(3x) at the X(subscript zero)= 0
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    this is equal to f'(x sub 0)x + f(x sub 0), isn't it? since f'(x) is the slope of the tangent line...
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