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Topic: Log Approximation
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Leroy Quet

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Log Approximation
Posted: Feb 14, 2001 9:59 PM
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For x close to 1,
log(x) almost = (x - 1 /x + 8 x (1 - x) /(1 + x)^3) /3.
This isn't too impressive, but I had to post SOMETHING...
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