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Maclaurin's series

/məˈklɔːrɪnz/
noun
1.
(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
Word Origin
C18: named after Colin Maclaurin (1698–1746), British mathematician who formulated it
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