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Accurate to first order

  1. Oct 7, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    1) approximate to lowest order in x
    2) approximate to next order in x

    Do I apply the binomial expanion?
    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2009
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 7, 2009 #2


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    That seems like a good idea.
  4. Oct 8, 2009 #3






    lowest order is 2x^(-1/2)?
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