Maclaurin series

noun Mac·lau·rin series \ mə-ˈklȯr-ən(z)- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of Maclaurin series

: a Taylor series that is expanded about the reference point zero and that takes the form {latex}f(x) = f(0) + \frac{f'(0)}{1!}x \frac{f''(0)}{2!}x^{2} + \dots + \frac{f^{[n]}(0)}{n!}x^{n}{/latex} subject to the conditions holding for a Taylor series called also Maclaurin's series

Origin and Etymology of maclaurin series

Colin Maclaurin †1746 Scottish mathematician


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