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    use 5th degree taylor polynomial to approximate sin(1.2)

    (a) use the 5th degree taylor polynomial to approximate sin(1.2)

    (b) determine the accuracy of part (a)
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    Quote Originally Posted by yoman360 View Post
    (a) use the 5th degree taylor polynomial to approximate sin(1.2)

    (b) determine the accuracy of part (a)
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\sin(x) = x - \frac{x^3}{3!} + \frac{x^5}{5!} - \frac{x^7}{7!} + \ldots

    Sub in 1.2

    For the error find the value of \bigg{|}\frac{x^7}{7!}\bigg{|} which will be your maximum error.
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