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A Comparison of Two Elementary Approximation Methods

by Harvey Diamond (West Virgnia niversity) and Louise Raphael (Howard University)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
December, 1994

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Single Variable Calculus | Differentiation
Applicable Course(s): 3.0 Calculus | 3.1 Mainstream Calculus I | 3.4 Non-mainstream Calc I

The methods of the title are a differential approximation of a differentiable function over a given interval and a linear interpolation over the same interval.


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One-Variable Calculus | Differentiation: General Applications
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