# Series expansion

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

An expansion of a function (or other object) into a Series. For example, the expansion of a function into a Taylor series (a Taylor expansion), a Laurent series (a Laurent expansion), or a Fourier series (a Fourier expansion).

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Series expansion.

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