# Homework Help: Maclaurin polynomials.

1. May 17, 2010

### estro

I'm trying to understand the reminder of Maclaurin polynomials

[PLAIN]http://estro.uuuq.com/0.png [Broken]
[PLAIN]http://estro.uuuq.com/1.png [Broken]
[PLAIN]http://estro.uuuq.com/2.png [Broken]
[PLAIN]http://estro.uuuq.com/3.png [Broken]
[PLAIN]http://estro.uuuq.com/4.png [Broken]
Here I show few attempts to use substitution on known polynomials.

Where I'm wrong?

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2. May 17, 2010

### HallsofIvy

The only thing you are doing wrong is that you have "$R_2(x)$" and "$R_4(x)$". What you should have is $R_2(x+2)$ and [itex]R_2(x^2+ 2)[/quote] as you do on the right.

3. May 17, 2010

### estro

So this is mistake in my book?: [PLAIN]http://estro.uuuq.com/book_wrong.png [Broken]

So the right way is: [PLAIN]http://estro.uuuq.com/right.png [Broken]

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