Use four terms of the taylor expansion for cos near 30 to calculate cos (34). Answer to 5 significant figures....
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Originally Posted by mr_motivator Use four terms of the taylor expansion for cos near 30 to calculate cos (34). Answer to 5 significant figures.... Apply the definition of the Taylor Series: In case of cos(x) about x=30 we see that the first 4 terms are Now substitute x=34 into this Taylor polynomial of degree 3 and approximate it to 5 sig figs. Can you take it from here?
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