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anonymous
 5 years ago
What is linearization?/ How do you do it?
anonymous
 5 years ago
What is linearization?/ How do you do it?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A linearization is a method of approximating values of a function using a tangent line

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you have a specific question?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Given a point x = a, the linearization of f(x) at x = a is L(x) = f'(a)(xa)+f(a)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No I don't. I have a free response tomorrow and thats all my teacher said to know.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0at points very close to x = a on the graph of f(x), L(x) can give a decent approximation

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0L is an approximation of the slope at f(a)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it approximates values of f(x) (the function)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So basically find the slope that the point that is given and plug it in?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you need the slope at the point, which is f'(a)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0All a linearization is is the equation for a tangent line to a function at a point x = a

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh ok. That makes sense. Thank you
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