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Taylor Expansion

If a function has continuous derivatives up to (n+1)th order, then this function can be expanded in the following fashion:

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where , called the remainder after n+1 terms, is given by:

When this expansion converges over a certain range of , that is, , then the expansion is called the Taylor Series of expanded about .

If the series is called the MacLaurin Series:

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Some Useful Taylor Series

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