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    did i developed these teylor series correctly..

    A.
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sin^2 x=0+x^2-\frac{x^4}{3!}+\frac{(-1)^{2n}}{{(2n+1)!}^2}{x^{4n+2}}+O(4n+2)<br />
    B.
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xe^x=x+x^2+\frac{x^3}{2!}+\frac{x^4}{3!}++\frac{x^  {n+1}}{n!}+O(n+1)<br />
    C.
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xsin^3 x=0+x^4-\frac{x^6}{3!}+\frac{(-1)^{2n}}{{(2n+1)!}^2}{x^{5n+6}}+O(5n+4)<br />
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    Quote Originally Posted by transgalactic View Post
    A.
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sin^2 x=0+x^2-\frac{x^4}{3!}+\frac{(-1)^{2n}}{{(2n+1)!}^2}{x^{4n+2}}+O(4n+2)<br />
    Remember that 2\sin^2 x = 1 - \cos 2x \implies 2\sin^2 x = 1 - \sum_{n=0}^{\infty} \frac{(2x)^{2n}(-1)^n}{(2n+1)!}.

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xsin^3 x=0+x^4-\frac{x^6}{3!}+\frac{(-1)^{2n}}{{(2n+1)!}^2}{x^{5n+6}}+O(5n+4)<br />
    This one is similar but you need an identity for \sin^3x like in the first one.
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    A:
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cos 2x=cos^2x-sin^2x=1-2sin^2x\\<br />
    <br />
f(x)=sin^2x=\frac{1-cos 2x}{2}\\<br />
    <br />
f(0)=0\\<br />
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f'(x)=\frac{1-cos 2x}{2}=cos 2xsin2x=\frac{sin4x}{2}\\<br />
    <br />
f'(0)=0\\<br />
    <br />
f''(x)=2cos4x\\<br />
    <br />
f^{(3)}=-8sin4x\\<br />
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f^{(4)}=-32cos4x\\<br />
    i know to to use each derivative to build a member out of it.
    how to defne the n'th member??

    regarding b:
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xe^x=x+x^2+\frac{x^3}{2!}+\frac{x^4}{3!}++\frac{x^  {n+1}}{n!}+O(n+1)<br />
    i am sure that its correct because i took the series for e^x and multiplied eah member by x.
    so the only error that could be is with the remainder .
    i thought that if we multiply the remainder by x we add 1 to it
    where is my mistake??
    Last edited by transgalactic; February 14th 2009 at 10:05 PM.
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    regarding C:
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sin3x=3sinx-4sin^3x\\<br />
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f(x)=sin^3x=\frac{3sinx-sin3x}{4}\\<br />
    <br />
f(0)=0\\<br />
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f'(x)=\frac{3cosx-\frac{cos3x}{3}}{4}\\<br />
    <br />
f'(0)=0<br />
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f''(x)=\frac{-3sinx-\frac{sin3x}{9}}{4}\\<br />
    <br />
f''(0)=0<br />
    for every member i get 0
    ??
    Last edited by transgalactic; February 15th 2009 at 03:31 AM.
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    can you tell me if i solved correctly A,B
    ad where is my mistake in C??
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    Quote Originally Posted by transgalactic View Post
    regarding C:
    <br />
sin3x=3sinx-4sin^3x\\<br />
    <br />
f(x)=sin^3x=\frac{3sinx-sin3x}{4}\\<br />
    <br />
f(0)=0\\<br />
    <br />
f'(x)=\frac{3cosx-\frac{cos3x}{3}}{4}\\<br />
    <br />
f'(0)=0<br />
    <br />
f''(x)=\frac{-3sinx-\frac{sin3x}{9}}{4}\\<br />
    <br />
f''(0)=0<br />
    for every member i get 0
    ??
    You stopped too soon! Since sin(x) starts with x, the lowest power of sin^3(x) is x^3.
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    it doesnt matter
    both sinx and sin3x transform into cosx and cos3x and vise versa
    in both cases i get zero for every derivative
    where did i stop early
    i transformed power 3 function into a much easier to differentiate
    power 1 function.
    whats the problem??

    what about A and B
    are they ok??
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