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Animating Nested Taylor Polynomials to Approximate a Function

The authors provide a condition for a function to have nested \(n\)-th degree Taylor polynomials with varying centers, which can approximate the function visually.

MSC Codes: 
26B40
Author(s): 
Eric F. Mazzone, (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) and Bruce R. Piper (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
November, 2010
Subject(s): 
Single Variable Calculus
Series
Topic(s): 
Theoretical Issues
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Applicable Course(s): 
3.2 Mainstream Calculus II
3.6 Differential Equations
Modify Date: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
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