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2a. Find the second order Taylor polynomial for f(x) = x^(1/3) about x = x0, x0 > 0.

2b. Show that the function G(x) is differentiable at x0 and find G'(x0).

3a. Find an expression for the lower sum L(f,D) and upper sum U(f,D).

3b. Determine the lower integral and upper integral.

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(a) We will express first the given function in a more convenient way:
One applies now the formula of the binomial expansion, which is a power series about :
which is valid for
Substituting (z) by and () by 1/3, we will get:


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