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Fun maclorein Problem i need help on

  1. Jul 26, 2009 #1
    integrate from 0 -> 1
    (1-cosx)/x dx

    find maclorein approximation
    this has been killing me any ideas??
     
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  3. Jul 26, 2009 #2

    rock.freak667

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    Start with the Maclauren series for cosx, do you know it?
     
  4. Jul 26, 2009 #3
    well one of my issues atm that forgot to add on there is the first term is over zero isnt it? due to the lower bounds and the serious should be 1-1/2x^2 +1/24x^4...
    if that helps you find where i am lost :)
     
  5. Jul 26, 2009 #4

    rock.freak667

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    so

    [tex]cos(x)=1-\frac{x^2}{2!}+\frac{x^4}{4!}+...[/tex]

    what is 1-cos(x)? Then what is (1-cosx)/x ?
     
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