Learning and Teaching for Mathematical Literacy

Supporting materials – 13D

Taylors series expansion of sin(x) using a spreadsheet


This spreadsheet uses a Taylors series expansion being used to estimate the value of sin(x) (where x is in radians).

Taylors series calculation of sin(x) for x = &pi/6 radians (30°)

Screenshot of spreadsheet - click to download file

The simple spreadsheets on this page may be copied freely

Supporting material for the book Learning and Teaching for Mathematical Literacy by Hugh Burkhardt, Daniel Pead and Kaye Stacey (ISBN 9781032301174).

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