Taylor series is an important concept for learning numerical methods – not only for understanding how trigonometric and transcendental functions are calculated by a computer, but also for error analysis in numerical methods. I asked the question below in the first test in the course, and half of the students did not get to the final answer. In a previous blog, I showed you the method that most instructors would use. See how some students approached the problem.

Taylor Series Exercise Method 2

The pdf file of the solution is also available.

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