Refer to the first few lines of

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giving Taylor expansion approximation

F(x+DeltaX)=.........+ 1/2 * F2(X) * DeltaX^2

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comes out

F1(X)+F2(X) * DeltaX = 0

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Why missing the coefficient 1/2 ? is it a mistake?

thanks.