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Homework Help: F(x) = e^-(x^2)

  1. Apr 4, 2008 #1
    explain why an estimate of intergal(f(x)) from 0 to .5 using the first 2 nonzero terms of its taylor approximation differs from the actual value of this integral by less than 1/200
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  3. Apr 4, 2008 #2


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    Why? I would think it pretty obvious but I would prefer to encourage you to do your own homework.
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