CALCULUS Understanding Its Concepts and Methods
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Taylor polynomials, Maclaurin polynomials
The nth Taylor polynomial for the function f(x) at c is or in summation notation,
It is the polynomial of degree at most n that best approximates f(x) for x near c.
A Maclaurin polynomial is a Taylor polynomial at 0. The nth Maclaurin polynomial is
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Lagrange form of the remainder
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