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Estimating a Cube Root by Linear Approximation

Estimate the value of ³√29 using a linear approximation. How does this estimate compare with the value given by a scientific calculator?

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Q: What is the formula for the linear approximation?
A: All we need is the equation of the tangent line at a specified ...

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A cube root is estimated by linear approximation.

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