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 October 27th, 2009, 12:13 PM #1 Newbie   Joined: Oct 2009 Posts: 5 Thanks: 0 Linear approximation the problem says use linear approximation to estimate the given number. sqrt(99.8 ) and i know the formula is f(a)+f '(a)(x-a)
October 27th, 2009, 02:45 PM   #2
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 Originally Posted by shango the problem says use linear approximation to estimate the given number. sqrt(99.8 ) and i know the formula is f(a)+f '(a)(x-a)
Hint: let a = 100.

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