# Quadratic Taylor approximations

- Author:
- Maurice OReilly

Here we illustrate how a smooth function (such as sin(x)) can be approximated by a quadratic function near a point A lying on the graph of the function.

- Author:
- Maurice OReilly

Here we illustrate how a smooth function (such as sin(x)) can be approximated by a quadratic function near a point A lying on the graph of the function.