O

O[x]^n

represents a term of order xn.

O[x]^n

is generated to represent omitted higherorder terms in power series.

O[x,x0]^n

represents a term of order (x-x0)n.

Details

  • Normal can be used to truncate power series, and remove O terms.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

A series representing an approximate function:

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Doing operations on the approximate function maintains the appropriate series order:

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Scope  (2)

Generalizations & Extensions  (3)

Applications  (1)

Properties & Relations  (1)

See Also

Series  SeriesData  Normal

Tutorials

Introduced in 1988
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