Taylor Series Problem

Homework Statement

Let f(x)=cos(x^5). By considering the Taylor series for f around 0, compute f^(90)(0).
by the way, I don't know how super/sub script works?

The Attempt at a Solution

I tried to substitute x^5 into x's Tyler Series form and solve for f^(90)(0), but it gave me a wrong answer.

Mark44
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Homework Statement

Let f(x)=cos(x^5). By considering the Taylor series for f around 0, compute f^(90)(0).
by the way, I don't know how super/sub script works?

The Attempt at a Solution

I tried to substitute x^5 into x's Taylor Series form and solve for f^(90)(0), but it gave me a wrong answer.
Show us what you got when you did the substitution. That's the right approach.

BTW, it's Taylor series, not Tyler series.

cosx=∑(-1)^n/(2n)!*x^2n
I am not sure what the an part: (-1)^n/(2n)! will becomes when I substitute x5 into the series.

Mark44
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cosx=∑(-1)^n/(2n)!*x^2n
I am not sure what the an part: (-1)^n/(2n)! will becomes when I substitute x5 into the series.
Nothing changes in that part. In your formula above, replace x by x5. That will be your Taylor series for cos(x5).

It might be helpful to write the new series in expanded form rather than in closed form (as a summation).