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Homework Help: Taylor series with plus inside

  1. Jun 1, 2010 #1
    i cant understand how the got this variation of taylor series formula
    [tex]f(x+h)=\sum_{k=0}^{\infty}\frac{f^{(k)}(x)}{k!}(h)^k[/tex]

    http://mathworld.wolfram.com/TaylorSeries.html

    when around some point there is no x-x_0
     
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  3. Jun 1, 2010 #2

    Mark44

    Staff: Mentor

    The Taylor series is usually written this way (using y instead of x, though).
    [tex]f(y)=\sum_{k=0}^{\infty}\frac{f^{(k)}(y_0)}{k!}(y - y_0)^k[/tex]

    If you let y = x + h, y0 = x, and y - y0 = h, you'll get the form you have.
     
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