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Problem 24 Easy Difficulty

Use a linear approximation (or differentials) to estimate the given number.
$ 1/4.002 $

Answer

$\frac{1}{4.002} \approx 0.249875$

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Okay, We know that we have one over 4.2 which is equivalent to approximately 1/4 plus 0.2 times after Prime of for the Derivative with four plugged in. Therefore, one over 4.2 is 1/4 Kloss 0.2 times negative zero point 06 to 5, which gives US 0.24 9875