power series

noun

Definition of power series

: an infinite series whose terms are successive integral powers of a variable multiplied by constants

First Known Use of power series

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“Power series.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/power%20series. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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