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Asked Oct 18, 2019
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Use a linear approximation (or differentials) to estimate the given number.

e−0.01
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Step 1

Let f(x) = ex, where x = –0.01. Then f(0) = 1.

Step 2

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L(x)(0)+f(0)(x-0) 1+(1)x-0) =x 1

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The linear approximation of the given ...

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f (0.01) -0.01 L(0.01) =-0.011 0.99

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