Questions on dealing with series data and constructing power series expansions of functions.

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Maclaurin Series Help [on hold]

My problem is to numerically approximate the series (1 - Cos[x])/x over the interval [0,1]. I typed it into Mathematica as so: ...
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Chebyshev Approximation

Is there functionality in Mathematica to expand a function into a series with Chebyshev polynomials? The Series function only approximates with Taylor series.
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Can highlight an expression in mathematica in an expansion?

I ask mathematica to make an expansion of some expression. Is there a way to ask mathematica to highlight all terms that, say, goes by x^3 since it is really hard to find them? E.g. ...
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A power series expansion [closed]

Consider the function, $f(z) = z\, \tanh(\pi z) \log (z^2 + a^2)$ for some $a>0$. Now I am considering 3 different situations, $z = i(n+0.5) - i\epsilon + \delta - it$ for $n \in \mathbb{Z}$ ...
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Ramanujan's asymptotic formula for $p(n)$

The following expression is the exact formula of partition function. Ramanujan's asymptotic formula for $p(n)$ is following $$p(n)\sim\frac{1}{4n \sqrt{3}}e^{\pi \sqrt{2n/3}}$$ Can I use ...
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Bug in Series[Pochhammer[1+n, n], {n,Infinity,1}]?

The function Pochhammer[1 + n, n] tends to infinity. We have ...
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Find the function $f(x)$ by using its fourier expansion

It is easy to find the fourier coefficient and fourier expansion of $f(x)$ function. But I want solve the inverse problem by using Mathematica How to find the function $f(x)$, if I know its ...
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Unexpected imaginary term in the asymptotic expansion of DawsonF

FullSimplify[Series[2 DawsonF[x], {x, ∞, 8}]] (* -I Exp[-x^2] √π + (1/x + 1/(2 x^3) + 3/(4 x^5) + 15/(8 x^7) + O[1/x]^9) *) What is the reason the term ...
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`Series` acts on variables outside its argument?

I am trying to work with Taylor series. What I am trying to do is to express $$ f(h) - f'(0) = f(h) - f'(h - h) $$ such that only derivatives of $f$ with the argument $h$ appear, for example $$ f(h) - ...
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Why does merely writing SeriesData[] with zeros give an error, even if it is never called?

Bug introduced in 8.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.4.1 Why does the code Function[t, SeriesData[t, 0, {0}, 0, 1, 1]] give me the following error? ...
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Asymptotics of Bessel function for real arguments

I am trying to calculate the following asymptotic behaviour: Normal@Series[BesselK[1, r \[CapitalLambda]] / BesselK[1, \[CapitalLambda]], {r, 0, 1}] but for ...
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Series expansions and algebraic branch points

I have the expression $$(1-x^4)^{-1/4}$$ where $0<x<1$, which gives me a real number. When I try to expand it around $x=1$, Mathematica gives me complex coefficients, which makes me think that ...
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Successive Series Expansion Bug (?)

I've found what appears to be a bug in MMA related to taking successive series expansions. I'm providing this minimal example and post as other posts didn't appear to address the issue I found. In ...
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Solving recursion relation from power series

I am interested in solving differential equations in the form of power series. Let's say we have following equation: $$f^{\prime \prime} (\rho) + \left( \frac{2 e^{-k \rho}}{\rho} - \varepsilon ...
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A series in powers of $(a-z)$ instead of $(z-a)$

Sometimes it is more convenient to find a series expansion (e.g., Taylor, Laurent, Puiseux, ...) in powers of $(a-z)$ than in powers of $(z-a)$. For instance, the command ...
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How do I get Series[] as a functional, rather than as an expression (i.e. to avoid the dummy variable)?

How can I write an equivalent to Series that doesn't require a dummy variable? Note that the series should be constructed before the evaluation point is supplied, ...
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break down the function

I am using Series function, but I found that it cost too much time. Since the Series function is Taylor expansion and I only need first order, I want to break down the code, so I can make it faster ...
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Sum of Infinite convergent series

I have a series as Sum[(x^1 - (x - 1)^1) (b^Log[(1 + (x))]), {x, 1, Infinity}] which is convergent when b=0.3 and ...
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How to expand an infinite product?

How can I use Mathematica to expand such a product (only need a finite number of terms): $$\prod^{\infty}_{n=1}\frac{({1-yq^{n+1}})({1-y^{-1}q^n})}{(1-q^n)^2}$$
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Problem with solving a system of differential equations [closed]

I am trying to reproduce a result that is part of a derivation of the flow due to a rotating disk. I have as given this system of differential equations. (In these equations primes indicate ...
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How to write the Taylor expansion of the sum of several matrices?

When $A$ and $B$ are matrices, we have the following Taylor expansion for the inversion function together with basic information on convergence: $$ ...
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Expand series unevaluated

I'm newbie in Mathematica. I'd like to obtain nice and verbose output for any series calculation. For example, given a simple sequence n*(-1)^(n-1) and ...
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Getting rid of sub-exponential terms in an asymptotic expansion for a modified Bessel function

I am trying to get Mathematica to produce suitable asymptotic expansions for some modified Bessel functions at large argument (more specifically, the expansion in the DLMF's eq. (10.40.1)), and I'm ...
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How to force Series[] to compute expansions by considering non commutative multiplication?

I wish to compute the Taylor series expansion of the following iteration method $x_{k+1}=x_k-f'(x_k)^{-1}f(x_k)$ up to four terms of error ($e_k=x_k-\alpha$). When this is a scalar iteration, I very ...
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How to evaluate and simplify series expansions of long partial derivatives involving trigonometry?

I have 4 maps defined on a plane, i.e. on $\mathbb{R}^{2}$. Let's call them $F,G,H,J$. Let $(s,t) \in \mathbb{R}^{2}$. Define $F(s,t) = (f_{1}(s,t), f_{2}(s,t)).$ Likewise, in components, write $$ ...
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Using Mathematica to derive an equation

My goal is to obtain Eq. (5) given in this Paper using Mathematica. First we need to define Eqs. (2) and (3) ...
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Expansion in Basis Functions

I am trying to create an expansion of the form f[x,y]->Sum[Cn[x] y^n,{n,1,order}] To replace the function f by the ...
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Polynomial kernel expansion

I am trying to calculate the polynomial kernel expansion using Mathematica. I have tried the Expand and Simplify functions with ...
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Engel expansion

How do I do an Engel expansion in Mathematica? And find the unique non-decreasing sequence of positive integers $ \{ a_1 ,a_2,a_3,\dots \}$ , such $$\frac{e}{\pi}=\frac{1}{a_1}+\frac{1}{a_1 ...
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How to find the derivative value at $(\pi,0)$ for this implicit function $n$ times?

I am trying to take the implicit derivative at $\sin(x+y)+\sin(x)=y$ and substitute $x=\pi$ and $y=0$ at least 6-7 times since I need to find the Taylor series for this function. Since I barely ...
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Multivariable Taylor expansion does not work as expected

The basic multivariable Taylor expansion formula around a point is as follows: $$ f(\mathbf r + \mathbf a) = f(\mathbf r) + (\mathbf a \cdot \nabla )f(\mathbf r) + \frac{1}{2!}(\mathbf a \cdot ...
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Expansion of a hypergeometric function takes ages with Mathematica 9 and 10 (regression?)

Mathematica 8 (Linux version) can evaluate AbsoluteTiming[Series[Hypergeometric2F1[1, 1 - eps/2, 3 - eps, 1/2], {eps, 0, 0}]] in no time. On one of the ...
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Multivariables series expansion up to some power of all the variables [duplicate]

I have a function f[x, y, z] that I would like to expand up to a given power of xyz. For now, I am using ...
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How can I calculate the root of any order of power series

How can I calculate the root of any order of power series with Mathematica. Here I insert every quantity by hand. But I want to give a, ...
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Easier way to calculate Taylor remainder in 2nd order series

At the moment I have implemented the code for a Taylor 2nd order series for the function in three variables: $x_3^3+\frac{x_1-x_2}{x_1+x_2}$ The code builds on following expression: ...
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Trouble with shooting method for a 4th-order differential equation

I'm trying to solve the following forth-order ODE with the shooting method: $$\frac{1}{5}(y-2xy^\prime)=\frac{1}{x}\left\{\frac{xy^\prime}{y}+xy^3 \left[\frac{(xy^\prime)^\prime}{x} \right]^\prime ...
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Power series expansion

I am asking Mathematica for the first 5 terms in a power series expansion like this: ...
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Taylor and Maclaurin series [closed]

I need to calculate limit of sin(x)*cot(tanx) at 0 using Maclaurin series I took the usual approach but did not get anything of help.
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series to rational order

The function Series requires that the expansion order is an integer, i.e. for the input ...
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I was wondering how to get the following result by mathematica or maple or other way [closed]

[![enter image description here][1]][1] I was wondering how to get the following result by mathematica or maple or other way I have asked this question several days ago and recently I have got some ...
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Series expansion not possible for more than two variables?

My problem is simple. I want to evaluate the series Series[(1 + x*b - x*a)/(1 + 2*x*c - 2*x*a), {a, 0, 2}, {b, 0, 2}, {c, 0, 2}]. Mathematica output looks like ...
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plotting summation to check for convergence

Our assignment was to enter in a series and check to see if it converges by graphing. However, when I attempt to graph it, I get a bunch of errors that I'm not sure what they mean. Best way to show ...
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Getting around Series[Sinc] bug

For some reason, Series expansion of Sinc around x=0 for low orders fails to generate a ...
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How to find the leading term in the expansion for large value of the parameter

My question is related to one I already asked (previous question). The equation I am working with is cumbersome: ...
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Problem with complex conjugation of series data in mathematica 10

ComplexExpand in Mathematica 10 doesn't work with series data: Taylor = Series[Exp[I x], {x, 0, 4}]; ComplexExpand[Taylor\[Conjugate]] gives 1+I x-x^2/2-(I ...
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Series of square root of exponential

my problem concerns the Series command applied to Sqrt of an exponential, and it can be presented in a simplified version as ...
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Alternative to Series

Here is a sample of my code: ...
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Solve of cubic and quartic equations too slow

In my problem I have a third order algebraic equation for the variable sigma, all other letters are parameters. Here is it's right-hand side, left hand side is ...