*e*, and something didn't add up. First lets look at the intergral of

^{x}*e*:

^{x}Noting the Taylor Series of

*e*:

^{x}Clearly these two methods yield a different result. Spot the error that I made, it took me a second to figure it out....

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## Monday, February 8, 2010

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Math Mystery

Looking at the mathematical side of economics in today's trying times.

It is amazing how easily you can get things wrong when you forget the basics. Here is a case and point from today, I was recalling the Taylor series of *e*^{x}, and something didn't add up. First lets look at the intergral of *e*^{x}:

Noting the Taylor Series of*e*^{x}:

Clearly these two methods yield a different result. Spot the error that I made, it took me a second to figure it out....

Noting the Taylor Series of

Clearly these two methods yield a different result. Spot the error that I made, it took me a second to figure it out....

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Really nice :) commonly made mistake ;)

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