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    Estimate the quantity using Linear Approximation

    Estimate the quantity using Linear Approximation and find the error using a calculator.
    The Linear Approximation is:
    The error in Linear Approximation is:
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    Quote Originally Posted by tbenne3 View Post
    Estimate the quantity using Linear Approximation and find the error using a calculator.


    The Linear Approximation is:
    The error in Linear Approximation is:
    Find 1/sqrt{97} using the linear approximation formula which will undoubtedly be in your class notes or textbook. Take f(x) = 1/sqrt{x}, h = -3 and x = 100.
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