How to Estimate Function Values Using Linearization


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Evaluate f(1.1) by linearizing f(x) around x=1.

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1. Evaluate f(1.1) by linearizing f(x) around x=1.

2. Evaluate f(pi + 0.1) by linearizing f(x) around x=pi.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will expand your knowledge on linearization. The quiz will also assess your understanding of concepts like evaluating by linearizing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Evaluate given problems with linearization
  • Understand estimating function values
  • Solving for variables

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the importance of linearization
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve linearization practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about using the steps of linearization

Additional Learning

To learn more about linearization, review the lesson entitled How to Estimate Function Values Using Linearization. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define linearization
  • Understand best ways to linearize
  • Identify how to use linearization to estimate speed