Taylor series and quadratic approximation

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Homework Statement



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

Homework Equations



not sure

The Attempt at a Solution



missed a day of class
 

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Homework Statement



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

Homework Equations



not sure

The Attempt at a Solution



missed a day of class

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

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