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Solution 31911: Using the Taylor Series Command on the TI-Nspire™ CAS Handhelds and TI-Nspire CAS Family Software.

How do I use the Taylor series command on the TI-Nspire CAS handhelds and TI-Nspire CAS Family Software?

For Example: Find the third degree Taylor polynomial for y=ln(x) expanded about 1.

To use the Taylor series command, please use the following instructions:

1) Select a calculator document
2) Press [menu] and select 4: Calculus
3) Press the arrow down and select C: Series

4) Then select 1: Taylor Polynomial and press [enter]

5) Press [ctrl] [ln][x] [)] [,] [x] [,] [3] [,] [1] [)] [enter]

The answer will display.

Please Note: You may also access the command by typing taylor(

Please see the TI-Nspire CX CAS, or TI-Nspire CAS guidebooks for additional information.