Graphs of Taylor Polynomials

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Choose the maximum degree of the Taylor polynomial to use to approximate a function. You can choose from a variety of functions and manipulate the expansion point. To see the error in the approximation, select the "error" radio button and use the slider that appears under the graph. Adjust the scale of the graph with the axis and axis sliders.

Contributed by: Abby Brown (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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