T twofortwo Apr 2010 21 0 May 16, 2010 #1 find the taylor series of y=x^(1/2) centered at a=4 and use the first two terms to apporximate 4.1^(1/2) thanx in advance Last edited: May 17, 2010

find the taylor series of y=x^(1/2) centered at a=4 and use the first two terms to apporximate 4.1^(1/2) thanx in advance

Bruno J. MHF Hall of Honor Jun 2009 1,266 498 Canada May 16, 2010 #2 twofortwo said: find the taylor series of y=x^91/2) centered at a=4 and use the first two terms to apporximate 4.1^(1/2) thanx in advance Click to expand... Error : invalid expression. Reactions: twofortwo

twofortwo said: find the taylor series of y=x^91/2) centered at a=4 and use the first two terms to apporximate 4.1^(1/2) thanx in advance Click to expand... Error : invalid expression.

H HallsofIvy MHF Helper Apr 2005 20,249 7,909 May 17, 2010 #3 twofortwo said: find the taylor series of y=x^91/2) centered at a=4 and use the first two terms to apporximate 4.1^(1/2) thanx in advance Click to expand... Assuming you mean \(\displaystyle y= x^{91/2}\), where, exactly, is your problem? Do you know how to differentiate \(\displaystyle x^n\)? Do you know the formula for the Taylor's series of a function? Reactions: twofortwo

twofortwo said: find the taylor series of y=x^91/2) centered at a=4 and use the first two terms to apporximate 4.1^(1/2) thanx in advance Click to expand... Assuming you mean \(\displaystyle y= x^{91/2}\), where, exactly, is your problem? Do you know how to differentiate \(\displaystyle x^n\)? Do you know the formula for the Taylor's series of a function?