What is/how can I find the taylor polynomial for a semi circle, such as sqrt(25-x^2) ?

when i calculate the derivatives at 0, i just get 0's so i don't know how I can do it.

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- December 13th 2009, 10:28 AMstones44Taylor polynomail approximation
What is/how can I find the taylor polynomial for a semi circle, such as sqrt(25-x^2) ?

when i calculate the derivatives at 0, i just get 0's so i don't know how I can do it.

Thanks - December 13th 2009, 10:41 AMTheEmptySet
- December 13th 2009, 10:43 AMiPod

- December 13th 2009, 10:50 AMstones44
wait...i have that the second derivative = -x^2 * (25-x^2)^-1.5

- December 13th 2009, 10:58 AMTheEmptySet

Now by the product rule