Science:Math Exam Resources/Courses/MATH102/December 2014/Question B 06
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Question B 06 

Use linear approximation to estimate . Recall that . 
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Hint 

For close to , The linear approximation to has form 
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Solution 

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Please rate my easiness! It's quick and helps everyone guide their studies. From the definition of linear approximation we know that, for close to , we can approximation function value by the following form Here in this problem we have Substitute them into above form we get
