Global truncation error in Euler’s method

Illustrate through an example that the global truncation error in Euler’s method is proportional to the step size.

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Local truncation error is approximately proportional to square of step size in Euler’s method

Question: Show that the local truncation error in Euler’s method is proportional to the square of the step size.

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