Monday

July 28, 2014

July 28, 2014

Posted by **Bob** on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 9:37pm.

Lance Armstrong is moving with speed

35 feet/sec and acceleration 4 feet/sec2 when he crosses the starting line of a stage in the Tour de France. Use a degree two Taylor polynomial T2(t) to estimate how far he travels in

the next second.

1. distance = 38 feet

2. distance = 37 feet

3. distance = 39 feet

4. distance = 41 feet

5. distance = 40 feet

Shouldn't it be 41?

My work:

f(t)=35t+2t^2

f'(t)=35+4t

f''(t)=4

39(x-1)/1! + 4(x-1)^2/2!

39+2=41 (41 is incorrect)

- calculus -
**Anonymous**, Monday, October 1, 2012 at 6:45pmIt's a Maclurian Series (a=0) so your work is just 35/1!+4/2!= 37.

- calculus -
**duh**, Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 9:46pmduh

**Related Questions**

calculus - the height in feet of a rocket from ground level is given by the ...

calculus 3 - A ball is thrown northward into the air from the origin in three ...

physical science - A rock tied to a string is swung around in a circle at a ...

Calculus - An object at rest begins moving horizontally on the x-axis, starting ...

Math/ Calculus Please HELP!!! - An object at rest begins moving horizontally on ...

Math - An object at rest begins moving horizontally on the x-axis, starting at ...

MATH please help - An object at rest begins moving horizontally on the x-axis, ...

Big MATH Help needed - An object at rest begins moving horizontally on the x-...

math - IF HOCKEYPUCK TOOK 0.8 SEC TO TRAVEL 89 FEET TO THE GOAL LINE,FIND THE ...

calculus - A street light is at the top of a 15.000 ft. tall pole. A man 6.300 ...