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Mathematics lessons for IB® Diploma Programme

Analysis and Approaches | Probability and Statistics

TaylorPolynomials

Taylor Polynomials

Activity Overview

The Taylor_Polynomials.tns TI-Nspire Document is very simple but provides a very powerful tool for discussing graphs of Taylor polynomials. NOTE: This lesson requires TI-Nspire CAS (Computer Algebra System) Handhelds or Software.

Objectives

  • See graphically sequences of Taylor polynomials for a given function centered about different points of expansion.