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    Taylor/MacLaurin series expansion

    Hello, just curious if anyone knows how I might find the Taylor/MacLaurin series of (1-x)^-3, x<1. I was thinking I could use a geometric series, but when I get into trying the expansion, it's messy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by primasapere View Post
    Hello, just curious if anyone knows how I might find the Taylor/MacLaurin series of (1-x)^-3, x<1. I was thinking I could use a geometric series, but when I get into trying the expansion, it's messy.

    Thanks.
    Build the series from the definition of Taylor series see here. You
    may as well construct the expansion about x=0.

    RonL
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