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Series as a Computational Differentiation Tool

Richard D. Neidinger
Organization: Davidson College
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Mathematica in Education and Research
Year: 2000
Volume: 9
Issue: 2
Page range: 5-14

Series is generally the most efficient and accurate way to compute high-order derivative values. We evaluate the use and misuse of Mathematica's Series, D, and simplify functions for working with nth-order derivatives.

*Applied Mathematics > Numerical Methods > Approximation Theory
*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis > Calculus
*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis > Series
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