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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??


Andy C.

The derivatives of arctangent.
The series expands as:
   fn/n! ( x - k)^n  where  fn is the nth derivative


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