Linear Approximation: Introduction

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In this video I go over a brief introduction to Linear Approximation and explain why it is a very important tool and sometimes necessary in approximating the values of any function as opposed to directly calculating those functions which can be complicated and sometimes impossible.


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Linear Approximation - Introduction

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Linear Approximation

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Thus we can approximate f(x) as a linear function (i.e. a line) near x = a.

The idea is that it might be easy to calculate a value f(a) of a function, but difficult (or even impossible) to compute nearby values of f.

Thus we settle for the easily computable values of the linear function L(x)

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This is called the Linear Approximation or Tangent Line Approximation of f at a.

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haha welcome to the new world order! Basically all countries are going this route, even Canada... I think it is all preparing for a third world war vs the usual "bad guys" China, Iran, Russia, North Korea etc.

My view is that all countries are merely different departments of a global government that has always ruled... but that is for another discussion haha

I dont' think that there is a global government. I just think that people are becoming bad like pigs in "Animal Farm".

ahhh yes, my view is that practically there is no difference between a global government and the one portrayed in Animal Farm in which the pigs turn into the same rulers as before; thus rulers change but the top-down government remains the same.