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CLASSROOM NOTES: Taylor polynomials in several variables

Bruce Torrence
Organization: Randolph-Macon College
Department: Department of Mathematics
Journal / Anthology

Mathematica in Education and Research
Year: 2005
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Page range: 74-77

In teaching multivariable calculus, I have been looking for a simple means for calculating Taylor polynomials for real valued functions of several variables. It is a relatively simple matter to use Mathematica to generate Taylor polynomials for functions of a single variable... This article will present a simple approach that can be used to generate the Taylor polynomial of any degree for any differentiable multivariate function.

*Education > College
*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis > Calculus