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### Roots of truncations of $e^x - 1$

During a talk I was at today, the speaker mentioned that if you truncate the Taylor series for $e^x - 1$, you'll get lots of roots with nonzero real part, even though the full Taylor series only has ...
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### Integral representation of higher order derivatives

I'm quite curious about the following phenomena, that still puzzle me although I have a proof, and I'd be really glad if someone may shred some light, showing an interpretation or a generalization. I ...
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### Why is $\frac{\pi^2}{12}=\ln(2)$ not true?

This question may sound ridiculous at first sight, but let me please show you all how I arrived at the aforementioned 'identity'. Let us begin with (one of the many) equalities established by Euler: ...
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### What characterizes rational functions with nonnegative integer Taylor coefficients?

I believe that there is a statement along the following lines (I would, of course, love to be corrected): a formal power series is the Taylor expansion of a rational function if and only if the ...
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### Laurent expansion of inverse of vandermonde determinant

I wish to find the coefficients of the Laurent expansion of the inverse of the Vandermonde determinant, that is, the Laurent expansion at 0 of $$\prod_{1\leq i<j \leq n}(x_j-x_i)^{-1}.$$ We can ...
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### An interesting calculation of derivative

I was trying to get the probability distribution $p(n)$ from a generating function $G(s)$ like this: $G(s) = e^{a(s-1)^2}=\sum s^np(n)$ I need first to do Maclaurin expansion of the exponential and ...
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### An apparently simple question (behaviour at infinity of a power series)

Let $(a_n)$ be a sequence of real numbers, and suppose that the real power series (function) $S(x):=\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} a_n x^n$ converges for every $x\in\mathbb{R}$. $\mathbf{Question}$: Suppose ...
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### Approximation:- Algorithmic considerations

Hello I want to approximate a function $f$ on $(a,b)$. The function is singular at the points $a$ and $b$, however I have asymptotic expansions at these points. I can also construct Taylor ...
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### aproximate sum involving binomial coefficients

I have the problem for computing the j-derivative of a logarithm, with $j\gg1$ $$c_j=\left.\frac{\partial^j}{\partial s^j}\log\left(1+Ae^s+Be^{2s}\right)\right|_{s=0},$$ ...
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### method for getting function from power series/perturbation series

is there any definite method or algorithm,software to get exact function or expression from series.e.g we get series solution of differential equation and we want exact expression rather than ...
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### An integral form of sum $\sum_{n\geq 0} \frac{f^{(n)}(0) g^{(n)}(0)}{(n!)^2}$ for two real analytic at 0 functions? Fourier|Taylor series parallels

Thinking of parallels between Fourier series and Taylor series, you might find out that the integral $\frac 1 {2 \pi}\int\limits_0^{2 \pi} f(e^{it})\,\overline{g(e^{it})} \,dt=\langle f,\, g\rangle$ ...