taylor series

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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
 
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HallsofIvy

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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
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?
 
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