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Jerry A.

asked • 10/03/17

Determine the minimum number of terms needed to approximate Tan-1(1.1) so that |S-Sn|<10^-6

I think that i need to use a maclaurin series, but i dont understand how to go about this, if anyway could help, i would appreciate.

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Andy C. answered • 10/03/17

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Jerry A.

and where did you get that general term??
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10/03/17

Andy C.

The derivatives of arctangent.
 
(x^2+1)^-N
 
The series expands as:
 
   fn/n! ( x - k)^n  where  fn is the nth derivative
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10/06/17

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