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Confusion with Taylor series

  1. Apr 7, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data


    2. Relevant equations

    [itex]\frac{1}{1-x}[/itex] = [itex]\sum[/itex] x^{n}

    3. The attempt at a solution

    How am I supposed to use that equation to solve the main problem. I have the solution but I don't understand how to do any of it. My professor is horrible, been on academic probation for 7 years, and doesn't teach us anything. Just writes on the board
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  3. Apr 7, 2013 #2
    Sorry I meant to say MacLaurin series. A friend told me I have to solve it using infinite series but that still has me confused
  4. Apr 7, 2013 #3


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    Wait... what is the problem exactly?
  5. Apr 7, 2013 #4


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    Please state the problem word for word as it was given to you. We can guess what you're supposed to find but ...
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