(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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I need to find the Fourier coefficients and estimate the series for certain values of n. (4, 20 and 100)

2. Relevant equations

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3. The attempt at a solution

I was unsure about what to do and found the equation above. So I used it and b coefficient was 0. I set the period 2L as 3, and set -L -3/2 and L as 3/2. So the total value I found was

a0 + Σ(3/(n*pi) - 27/(2*(n*n*n)*(pi*pi*pi)))*sin(2*n*pi/3)+ 9*cos(2*n*pi/3)/(2*(n*n)*(pi*pi))*(cos(2n*pi*x/3)

I managed to get some result but I am not sure if my results are correct, as the graph of the function is discontinuous at the ends of parabola. So, do you think my answer is correct? If not, how can I fix it?

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# Homework Help: Fourier Series of Periodic Function

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