# Maclaurin's series

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## Maclaurin's series

(məˈklɔːrɪnz)
n
(Mathematics) maths an infinite sum giving the value of a function f(x) in terms of the derivatives of the function evaluated at zero: f(x) = f(0) + (f′(0)x)/1! + (f″(0)x2)/2! + …. Also called: Maclaurin series
[C18: named after Colin Maclaurin (1698–1746), British mathematician who formulated it]
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Thus the desired value of F([eta]) can be computed by Maclaurin's series,
The series expansion for many transcendental functions can be obtained from the Maclaurin's series. As a matter of fact, for example;
The main aim of this paper is to have a series expansion for a given transcendental function other than the conventional one usually obtained from the Maclaurin's series. That can be seen as a matter of fact, from the expansions of [e.sup.x] in (1.3) and (2.8).

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