Monday, February 8, 2010

Math Mystery

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

Noting the Taylor Series of ex:

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