Thursday

December 18, 2014

December 18, 2014

Posted by **Anonymous** on Saturday, October 13, 2007 at 11:52pm.

f(x)=cosx a=(pi/4) delta(x)=.06

delta(x)= ______

i got this part and it's -.04242

The error in Linear Approximation is:

and

The error in percentage terms is:

My book says that the error= the absolute value of [(delta(x))- [(f'(a))(delta(x))]].

I do not know if this formula is incorrect, or if i am not inputting the values correctly, but it seems that the error would equal 0, which is incorrect.... HELP!!

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Calculus - Estimate delta f using the Linear Approximation and use a calculator ...

Calculus - Estimate delta f using linear approximation F(x) = x^ (1/3)e^(x-1), a...

acceleration estimate - t(sec) 1 1.5 2 2.5 v(ft/sec) 12.2 1.3 13.4 13.7 velocity...

math - Compute delta(y) and dy for the given values of x and dx=delta(x) y=x^2...

Chemistry(Please check answers) - 1) For a reaction delta Go is more negative ...

calculus - estimate change in f using the linear approximation and compute both ...

calculus - estimate change in f using the linear approximation and compute both ...

Calculus - Use the Linear Approximation to estimate ∆f=f(3.5)−f(3) ...

Calculus-Solved - Incorrect - calculate delta y for f(x)= x^(3/2) with x= 4 and ...

CHEMISTRY - Please explain. The enthalpy changes for two different hydrogenation...