(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

I've been given the assignment to make a linearization of the function f(x) = Sin(x) e^(x) by using Taylors polynominal of 3. degree.

Next is to find the approximately error of f(x) when |x| < 1 (expressed as a function of x).

2. Relevant equations

So finding the linearization is rather easy to get through, however finding the estimated error is where I just can't figure it out.

The formula that I've been given from my book is as follows:

[itex](f''(s)/2)(x-a)^2[/itex]

for some s lying between a og x. But finding the s value is just something, I have no idea how to figure out. I tried to search some and found out that you could just find the maximum y- value of your function, within that interval, and put it instead of f''(s). Tried that and got a very unexact approximation.

Hope some of you have an idea, how to solve this problem :)

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# Homework Help: Linearization Error

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