Science:Math Exam Resources/Courses/MATH101/April 2017/Question 03 (b)
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Question 03 (b) 

The interval of convergence of the power series is . (You don’t have to show this.) Find a formula (not involving infinite series) for , valid for all . 
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Hint 

In fact, we can use a function to express a infinite series in the interval of convergence. The best way is to connect it to geometric series. 
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Solution 

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Please rate my easiness! It's quick and helps everyone guide their studies. From the question we have For simplicity we denote , if we know what exactly is, then we are done. First, we integrate at both sides it gives Where the last equality is from geometric series. Now differentiating both sides it gives Finally, we get

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