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    can someone identify this

    R_n(x)=\frac{1}{2\pi i} \int_C \frac{f(z)}{(z-a)^{n-1}(z-x)} dz

    What is this and what is it used for?
    Last edited by william; December 22nd 2008 at 02:46 PM.
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    It's a formula dealing with the remainder term in a complex Taylor Series.

    Look at this Wikipedia entry - Taylor's theorem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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