# Question #f6ebb

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Nov 16, 2014

The linearization function is

For any function f(x), the linearization function L(x) at any point a can be found using the relation

where f'(x) is the first derivative of the function f(x).

Basically, this formula for

Using information from the question:

which simplifies to

As a check, we can verify that