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# Calculus Taylor series help!!?

Obtain the Taylor series for e^2x about x=1

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- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Recall that a Taylor series for f(x) about the point x = a is given by:

f(a) + f'(a)(x - a)/1! + f''(a)(x - a)^2/2! + f'''(a)(x - a)^3/3! + f''''(a)(x - 1)^4/4! + ...

We have that:

f(x) = e^(2x)

f'(x) = 2e^(2x)

f''(x) = 4e^(2x)

...

f^(n)(x) = 2^n*e^(2x)

So we have that the Taylor Series for a = 1 is:

f(1) + f'(1)(x - 1)/1! + f''(a)(x - a)^2/2! + f'''(1)(x - a)^3/3! + f''''(1)(x - 1)^4/4! + ...

= e^2 + 2e^2(x - 1) + 4e^2(x - 1)^2/2 + 8e^2(x - 1)^3/6 + 16e^2(x - 1)^4/24 + ...

= ∑ 2^n*e^2(x - 1)^n/n! (from n=0 to infinity) <== ANSWER

I hope this helps!

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- czaplickiLv 43 years ago
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