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    maclaurin expansion

    Hi could someone help me with this
    what are the first three non-zero terms of the maclaurin expansion of
    x.ln(4-x^2)

    Thanks for any help
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    You probably know the series for 1/(1-x)
    Just integrate this and you can get the series for ln(1-x)
    Then with a judicious substitution for x you can find ln(4-x^2)
    Then multiply this series by x
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