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swissgirl
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What are the first 3 terms of the Taylor expansion for the function \(f(x)=e^{2x}\)
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swissgirl Group Title
What are the first 3 terms of the Taylor expansion for the function \(f(x)=e^{2x}\)
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\(f(x)=e^{2x}\) \(f'(x)=2e^{2x}\) \(f''(x)=4e^{2x}\)
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perl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the taylor series is , does it say about x = 0 ? i assume it is
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swissgirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I am assuming that x=0 too
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swissgirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I am not sure why we assume x=0 in this case but whtvr
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sum f^(n) (a) (xa)^n / n! = f(a) + f'(a) (xa) + f '' (a) (xa)^2/2! + ...
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we dont have to, it just makes it much cleaner
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perl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
and by cleaner i mean simpler , since x  0 = x , instead of x  1 or x  2 , etc
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so now lets plug in f(0) + f'(0) *x + f ' ' (0) * x^2/2 + ... , since we want just the first three terms
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swissgirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So our answer wld be 1+2+2?
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e^(2*0) + 2*e^(2*0) * x + 4*e^(2*0) *x^2/2
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perl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
, remember a taylor series is approximating a complicated function (here exponential) with a less complicated function (polynomial)
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1 , 2x , 4x^2/2
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swissgirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yaaaa I think I get it
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I get it lol just need to know how to enter it into a program. Just gotta fiddle around. THANKS
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THANKKSSSSS :))))))))
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swissgirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok figured it out. Thanks for ur help
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where is my medal?
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swissgirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
U got ur medal even b4 i got my answer :P
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