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Write down the Taylor Series for f(x) = sin(x), and find the value of the 3rd Taylor Polynomial P_3 at x = 2/3. Then find a reasonable upper bound for the error using P_3(2/3) for the value of sin(2/3)

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  • $\begingroup$ What Lagrange's theorem tells you about the difference between $\sin(x)$ and $P_3(x)$? $\endgroup$ – Jack D'Aurizio May 2 '17 at 17:38
  • $\begingroup$ Or, equivalently, do you see a simple way for providing an upper bound for $$\left|\sum_{n\geq 2}\frac{(2/3)^{2n+1}(-1)^n}{(2n+1)!}\right|$$ ? $\endgroup$ – Jack D'Aurizio May 2 '17 at 17:39
  • $\begingroup$ Bounds on alternating series? $\endgroup$ – Simply Beautiful Art May 2 '17 at 18:00

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