Hello again everybody Tom from everystepcalculus.com and everystepphysics.com. Maclaurin series and other functions that I want to do comes up on the Yahoo answers problems students having trouble with it so let’s deal with these programs. Index 8 to get to my menu, scroll down to Maclaurin series there is it there then press enter you notice the difference between Taylor series and Maclaurin is if you use zero for the (a) which is the center point to do the series and this is the formula from Maclaurin series and here is the Taylor series formula now we are going to enter the function and we have to press alpha before we enter anything in these entry lines here and the function is alpha 1/(1-x) and because it’s Maclaurin we are going to put 0 in for (a) here, alpha 0, we could put the -1 here but that’s not what I entered let’s leave it and see what’s happening here I say it’s okay then, again write the Maclaurin series on your paper and you will get credit couple points you know because you partial credits in class curves so you don’t need to be a genius at this stuff just get a few more points than the turkey sitting next to you, and we do the derivatives here the first 5 derivatives equal this 120/(×-1)^6 and set that and put 0 in for x and we come up with 120, we take those answer’s and we divide it by the factorials of 1,2,3,4,5 and come up with all 1’s put all 1’s in here and multiplying it times x-0 to the powers of theses here and the answer is 1+x+x^2+x^3+x^4+x^5 that’s the answer. Go to my site buy my programs and enjoy passing calculous it’s a tough course and you have a good one.

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