I need the answer of these series with respect to x. can anyone solve it, please?

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- January 20th 2013, 01:12 AMnasiriseries problem
I need the answer of these series with respect to x. can anyone solve it, please?

Attachment 26619 - January 20th 2013, 03:13 PMhollywoodRe: series problem
It reminds me of the series .

- Hollywood - January 20th 2013, 08:13 PMjohngRe: series problem
Let -- notice your function is . Now find and try to recognize this as a geometric series. Then integrate to find your original series. Since this is obviously a text book problem, the answer is "nice".

- January 21st 2013, 12:41 AMhollywoodRe: series problem
Yeah, what johng suggests is the way to go. I don't know what I was thinking.

- Hollywood - January 21st 2013, 11:13 AMnasiriRe: series problem
Thank you very much. It works for this series. I found out this problem by simplifying a bigger problem in my master thesis in finance. It is not from a textbook. But, unfortunately I made a mistake while I was simplifying the problem. There is an additional term in numerator. It means that problem is:

(n+1)/(2n+1)*(-x^2/3)^n

It cannot be recognized as a geometric series by the same method. Is there any solution for my problem? - January 21st 2013, 11:22 AMnasiriRe: series problem
I think that if I replace n+1 with n+1/2+1/2, and by using the method of johng, I can solve this,too. Thank you. your idea help me to solve my problem.