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Series and Taylor Polynomials

This unit looks at topics that are in the latter part of a first-year course in calculus, including sequences and series (and a resource for investigating them numerically) and the topic of Taylor polynomials and series.

Calculus: Series and Taylor Polynomials Activities

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Limit of a Sequence

Perform numerical investigations of the limits of sequences.

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  • 5798


Graphically evaluate the limit of a sequence.

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  • 4807

Taylor Polynomial Examples

Taylor polynomials associated with five common functions.

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  • 5021

Taylor Polynomials

Powerful tool for discussing graphs of Taylor polynomials.

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  • 5674

Convergence of Taylor Series

A Taylor Series for a function becomes the function as the number of terms increases towards infinity.

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  • 5086
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