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Applications of Taylor poly.

  1. Aug 13, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Find the Taylor polynomial T_n(x) for the function arcsin x at a = 0, n = 3

    2. Relevant equations

    Well, I understand the Taylor poly. for sine, but how do i get arcsine?
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  3. Aug 13, 2008 #2


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    Put f(x)=arcsin(x)
    find f(0),f'(0) and so on and just put it into the formula.
  4. Aug 13, 2008 #3
    Okay, is the problem that you don't know how to take the derivative or arcsin? Because if you can do that then the rest of the problem should be just like finding the taylor polynomial of sine.

    I tried the problem out and the only thing that's different then the sine curve problem is that taking the derivative of arcsin is considerably harder.
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  5. Aug 13, 2008 #4
    thanks all, got it....
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