Education Technology

MacLaurin Polynomials

Activity Overview

Students will use the TI-89 to investigate MacLaurin polynomials. They produce polynomials that approximate very special functions.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the information on the first page. Distribute the Student Worksheet for use during the activity.

During the Activity

Discuss the material from the activity pages with students as needed.

After the Activity

Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.