1. Mar 1, 2008

ookt2c

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

use an appropriate local quadratic approximation to approximate the square root of 36.03

2. Relevant equations

not sure

3. The attempt at a solution

missed a day of class

2. Mar 1, 2008

kdv

You need to rwwrite
$$\sqrt{36+0.03}$$
in the form $$6 \sqrt{1+\epsilon}$$ and then expand this to order epsilon squared. I will let you figure out what the value of epsilon is.