# Calculus II

posted by .

(a) Use differentiation to find power series representation for f(x)=1/(1+x)^2
What is the radius of convergence?

(b) Use part (a) to find a power series for f(x)=1/(1+x)^3

(c) Use part (b) to find a power series for f(x)=x^2/(1+x)^3

I found part (a) which was Σ n=0 to ∞ (1)^n(n+1)(x)^n, but I'm not sure how to use this for part (b). I thought something along the lines of:

1/(1+x)^3 = 1/(1+x)^2 * 1/(1+x)

and replace "1/(1+x)^2" with "Σ n=0 to ∞ (1)^n(n+1)(x)^n" Is this how I'm suppose to solve the problem?

## Similar Questions

1. ### calc

f(x)=x^2/4+x^3 find the power series representation...so far i found ...Óx^2n+2/4^n...is dat correct?
2. ### calculus

use the power series to estimate the series: from 0 to 4 of ln(1+x)dx with absolute value of the error less than .0001/ Give your estimate of the integral as well as a bound on the error. I found the 'terms' in the series to be: x-(1/2)x^2+(1/3)x^3-(1/4)x^4...... …
3. ### calculus

use the power series to estimate the series: from 0 to 4 of ln(1+x)dx with absolute value of the error less than .0001/ Give your estimate of the integral as well as a bound on the error. I found the 'terms' in the series to be: x-(1/2)x^2+(1/3)x^3-(1/4)x^4...... …
4. ### College Calculus (Binomial Series)

Expand f(x) = (x+x^2)/((1-x)^3) as a power series and use it to find the sum of series (SUM from n=1 to infinity) (n^2)/(2^n) PLEASE HELP.
5. ### calculus

state the power series of an appropriate familiar function and use it to calculate the power series of the given function. give answer in sigma notation. All power series have center at 0. f(x)=(e^(-x)^2) -1+(x^2) and g(x)=x cos (x/square …
6. ### Calculus

a) Find the Taylor series associated to f(x) = x^-2 at a = 1. Be sure to show the general term of the series. b) Find the radius of convergence of the series. c)Use Lagrange's Remainder Theorem to prove that for x in the interval of …
7. ### Calculus

Find a power series, centered @ x=0, for function f(x)=x/(1+2x). I know this is a maclaurin series, but my work doesn't get the right answer. Can you please show steps?
8. ### Calculus

Find a power series, centered @ x=0, for function f(x)=x/(1+2x). I know this is a maclaurin series, but my work doesn't get the right answer. Can you please show steps?
9. ### Calculus

What is the radius of convergence of the power series (((2n)!x^(n))/((2n-1)!)), and what is its interval of convergence?
10. ### Integral Calculus

We can use this power series to approximate the constant pi: arctan(x) = (summation from n = 1 to infinity) of ((-1)^n * x^(2n+1))/(2n+1) a) First evaluate arctan(1) without the given series. (I know this is pi/4) b) Use your answer …

More Similar Questions