Maclaurin series

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Mac·lau·rin series

noun \mə-ˈklr-ən(z)-\

Definition of MACLAURIN SERIES

:  a Taylor's series that gives the expansion of the function f(x) in the neighborhood of zero subject to the constraints holding for a Taylor's series and that consists of a first term equal to f(0) with the (n + 1)st term consisting of the derivative of nth order of the function evaluated at zero multiplied by x raised to the exponent n and divided by n!

Origin of MACLAURIN SERIES

Colin Maclaurin †1746 Scottish mathematician
First Known Use: 1902

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