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Exposing the Mathematical Wizard: Approximating Trigonometric Functions

Sheldon P. Gordon 

May 2011, Volume 104, Issue 9, Page 676

Abstract:
Draw back the curtain on button pushing and see how polynomials can approximate sinusoidal functions.

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