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Prove that $\frac{1}{\sqrt{1-z}}=\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}\frac{1}{4^{n}}\binom{2n}{n}z^{n}$ using Cauchy product

need to prove using Cauchy product for series for all $\left|z\right|<1$ that $$\frac{1}{\sqrt{1-z}}=\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}\frac{1}{4^{n}}\binom{2n}{n}z^{n}$$ (with appropriate branch of the root ...
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Taylor expansion and expansion in powers of z-1

I am trying to expand $z^2/(z+1)^2$ as a Taylor Series. I have acquired its partial fraction decomposition of $z^2/(z+1)^2$ = $(1/6)*(1/(z+1)) + (5/6)(1/(z-5))$. The first term is in the form ...
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Uniform convergence of the series

Test the uniform convergence of the series $$ \sum_{n=1}^\infty \frac{1}{z^2 - n^2 \pi^2}$$ $$ \forall z \not= \pm n\pi,\;\; where n \in\mathbb N$$ Can I find $M_n$ such that $$ ...
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How to expand 1/(1+z^2) in powers of (z-a)?Here z is a complex number.

How to expand 1/(1+z^2) in powers of (z-a)?Here z is a complex number. I know for people who knows how to do this this is a stupid problem.But I am just a beginner.Differentiating 1/(1+x^2) seems not ...
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Test the uniform convergence of the series in indicated region

Test the uniform convergence of the series I tried to find $M_n$ such that $|\sum_{n=1}^ \infty(-1)^n\frac{z^{2n-1}}{1-z^{2n-1}}|\le M_n $ by using Abel's Theorem This is the question : Test the ...
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How to justify, $\sum_{n=1}^{\infty} a_{n} x^{n} - \sum_{n=1}^{\infty}a_{n}y^{n}=\sum_{n=1}^{\infty} a_{n} (x^{n}-y^{n})$?

Let $\{a_{n}\}_{n\in \mathbb N} \subset \mathbb C$ so that the series, $\sum_{n=1}^{\infty} a_{n} x^{n},$ converges absolutely for all $x\in \mathbb R$ and we let $K_{1}$ be a compact subset of ...
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conflictions of analytic functions to the boundary and Schwarz reflection principle

Let $\Omega$ be an open subset of $\mathbb{C}$ and $f:\Omega\longrightarrow \mathbb{C}$ be a holomorphic function. Then for any $z\in \Omega$ and any $r>0$ such that $D(z,r)\subseteq \Omega$, $f$ ...
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What is the Taylor series of $\frac{1}{\sin(z)}$ about $z_0 = 1$?

This was a exam question so I know it cannot take too long to write out the proof. Only I cannot see an answer. I would imagine you write $\sin(z) = \sin(1+(z-1)) = \sin(1)\cos(z-1) + ...
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Let $f(z) = \sum_{k=0}^\infty\left(\frac{k^3}{3^k}\right)z^k$, compute each of the following.

Let $f(z) = \sum_{k=0}^\infty\left(\dfrac{k^3}{3^k}\right)z^k$, compute each of the following. $$f^{(6)}(0)\tag{a}$$ $$\text{And }\oint_{|z|=1}\dfrac{f(z)}{z^4}dz\tag{b}$$ I have no idea how to ...
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Let $f(z) = \sum_{j=0}^{\infty}a_jz^j$ be the Maclaurin expansion of a fnction $f(z)$ analytic at the origin. Prove each of the following statements.

Let $f(z) = \sum_{j=0}^{\infty}a_jz^j$ be the Maclaurin expansion of a function $f(z)$ analytic at the origin. Prove each of the following statements. $(a)$ $\sum_{j=0}^{\infty}a_jz^{2j}$ is the ...
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Radius of convergence two power series (by using Cauchy test).

Let power series $\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} a_nz^n$ have radius of convergence $R$. I would ask you, is it true that $\sqrt[n]{a_n} \rightarrow \frac{1}{R}$? If it is true, then power series ...
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Power series of $f(z) = \frac{z}{1-z}$

Find power series of $f(z) = \frac{z}{1-z}$ in point $z_0 = i$ and find radius of convergence this power series. Of course, I can find $f^{(n)}(z_0)$ and then I will have $$f(z) = \sum_{n=0}^{\infty} ...
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Radius of Convergence of product of power series

Is the following statement true? If $P(z)$ is a power series over $\mathbb C$, then $ P(z) $and $P(z)^n$ have same radius of convergence for any positive integer n.
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Complex Power series with factorials

Find the radius of convergence of $$\displaystyle\sum_{n=0}^\infty z^{n!}$$ $$\displaystyle\sum_{n=1}^\infty {(-1)^nz^{n(n+1)}}/{n}$$ What is the behavior of the series for $z=1, -1,i$
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Convergence of complex power series question

I need some help to solve this problem and find the domain of convergence of the following power series: $$\displaystyle\sum_{n=0}^\infty(2^n+i^n)(z-2i)^n$$ Thank you!
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Radius of convergence of the given power series in powers $(z+2)^n-1$.

$$\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}\frac{(z+2)^{n-1}}{(n+1)^24^n}$$ Please help me solve this question on finding the radius of convergence..
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Close form of a power series starting at $n=2$

This is the power series I am looking at $\sum_{n=2}^{\infty}{n(n-1)z^n}$. I want to find the closed form of this power series. This is my approach, if I divide the power series by $z^2$, then I ...
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Find a closed form from the given power series

I have the power series $\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} {z^{2n}\over{n!}}$, how do I find the closed form for this power series. I am aware that $e^z=\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} {z^{n}\over{n!}}$, so I tried to ...
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showing solution to kummer differential equation

struggling to solve kummer's differential equation and show that the confluent hyper geometric series is a solution. I have simplified the problem to showing that the sum over j to infinity of ...
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Finding coefficients of laurent series for $\frac 1{1-\cos z}$ about zero

I know I'm wrong, but I fail to see why I'm wrong. My goal is to try and find the terms for the Laurent series of $f(z)=\frac{1}{1-\cos(z)}$ but I'm surely off. $$\begin{align} f(z)&= ...
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What does the convergence of a Dirichlet series tells us about the convergence of a power series?

If $D(s)=\displaystyle \sum_{k\geqslant 1} f(k)\, k^{s}$ converges for $\Re(s)\lt a$, what is the radius of convergence of $\displaystyle \sum_{k\geqslant 1}f(k)\, x^k$ $=T(x)$? Conversely, what ...
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Finding the Power Series of a Complex fuction.

Find a power series expression $\sum_{n=0}^\infty A_n z^n $ for $ \frac{1}{z^2-\sqrt2 z +2} $ I'm completely stuck on this question. I know how to manipulate power series but I've never had to find ...
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Substitution of complex power series, example of my book

I'm reading this example of my book. It is in dutch, but I think it is clear even if you don't understand the words. There are two things I don't understand: Why does the sum begin with $n=1$ ...
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What is the series expansion of $f(z)\cdot\exp\left({s\,\log(z)}\right)$?

For analytic $f$, how can I represent the expression $f(z)\cdot\exp\left({s\,\log(z)}\right)$, i.e. $f(z)\cdot z^s$ in the form $$\sum_{n}^\infty\left(\sum_{k}^\infty a_k s^k\right)z^n,$$ at least ...
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Question on $2^N$th Roots of Unity within a function.

Prove that, if $w$ is a $(2^N)$th root of unity, where $N \in \mathbb N$, then: $$\lim_{r\to 1^-}|f'(rw)| = \infty$$ Where: $$f(z) = \sum\limits_{j = 1}^\infty 2^{-j}z^{2^j}$$ I haven't done left ...
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Prove that $f(z) = \sum\limits_{k = 1}^\infty \frac{z^{2^k}}{2^k}$ is continuous in the closed unit disc and holomorphic inside it.

I have started off by assuming that there is a disc of radius $r$ for which $|z|<r$ for $r \in (0,1)$ and $z \in D_r$. This implies that $|z|^{2^k} < r^{2^k}$ And after that, I don't know ...
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Show that $\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}z^{n!}$ diverges for infinitely many $z$ with $|z|=1$

Problem: I need to show that the power series $\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}z^{n!}$ diverges for infinitely many $z$ with $|z|=1$. I tried to prove it by contradiction by assuming that diverges for finitely ...
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Express $(1-z)^{-1}$ as a power series around $z_0=-1+i$.

I need to express $(1-z)^{-1}$ as a power series in powers of $(z+1-i)$. I would like some guidance on the complex analogue of power series and in writing out this particular case. Many thanks for ...
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The series $2+3x+5x^2+7x^3+11x^4+…$

It occurred to me to ask whether the power series whose coefficients are the primes has non-zero radius of convergence, and if so, what kind of function it produces. Wikipedia has some bounds on the ...
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Radius of Convergence of $\sum\ z^{n!}$

Does anyone know how to find the radius of convergence of the series $\sum\ z^{n!}$, where $z$ is a complex number? I tried to use the definition: $\frac{1}{R}=Limsup|\frac{a_n+1}{a_n}|$, but I ...
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Showing $|a_k | \le 1$

Let $A$ be the closed unit disk $A= \{z \in \mathbb{C}: |z| \le 1 \}$. Suppose $f$ is an entire function whose Taylor series centered at the origin is $$\sum_{k=0}^{\infty} a_kz^k$$ and that $f$ maps ...
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Radius of convergence of the series $\displaystyle\sum\limits_{n=0}^\infty \frac{n!\,z^{2n}}{(1+n^2)^n}$

I am doing the following problem and would like to know whether my answer is correct or not: Find the Radius of convergence for the complex series $\displaystyle\sum\limits_{n=1}^n ...
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Behaviour of $\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{z^{n}}{n}$ for $|z| = 1$ [duplicate]

How to show that the power series $$\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{z^{n}}{n}$$ ( which has radius of convergence $1$ ) converges in all points of $\partial D(0,1)$ except $z = 1$ ?
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Trouble with determining principal part of function at a pole

In Fischer's $\textit{A Course in Complex Analysis}$ I am encountering some difficulty in explicitly calculating the principal part of a function at a pole. The function is $f(z)= \frac{1}{z - \sin ...
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determine the convergence region of a complex series

Determine the region $\Omega$ of the complex plane such that for any $z\in\Omega$ the following series converges: $\sum_{n=1}^\infty\frac{1}{n^2}\exp(\frac{nz}{z-2})$. I do not know how to treat ...
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Analytic continuation of complex square root

This example comes from the book by Elias Wegert: Visual Complex Functions. Consider the function $f(z):=z^{1/2}$ for $z \in \mathbb{C}$ with $|z - 1| < 1.$ For these $z$, the function can be ...
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$\lim_{n\rightarrow +\infty} \frac{a_{n}}{a_{n+1}} = z_{0}$ with $z_{0}$ pole [duplicate]

This is an exercise from Stein-Shakarchi. Suppose that $f$ is holomorphic in an open set containing the closed unit disc, except for a pole at $z_{0}$ on the unit circle. Show that if $f(z) = ...
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Power series convergence question

Does there exist a sequence $c_{n}$ of complex numbers such that $$ \sum_{n=0}^{\infty} c_{n} z^{n} $$ has radius of convergence $R = \infty$, but for all other sequences $c_{n}'$ of complex numbers ...
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Is $\cos x$ irreducible as a power series?

Let $\mathbb{Q}_{\mathrm{ent}}[[x]]$ be the ring of entire functions with rational coefficients. Is $$ \cos x \;=\; \sum_{n=0}^\infty (-1)^n\!\frac{x^{2n}}{(2n)!} $$ irreducible in ...
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Evaluating a series with some given formula [duplicate]

I have a formula for the power series corresponding to the function $$\frac{z^{3k}}{(3k)!}$$ and I need to evaluate a new series with it but I can't see how to manipulate it even though I've had some ...
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Finding power series

I need to find the power series for $e^z + e^{az} + e^{a²z}$ where $a$ is the complex number $e^{2πi/3}$. I know that $1 + a + a² = 0$. I have tried to differentiate the expression and give values ...
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Ratio of coefficients for Laurent series expansions [duplicate]

Let $f$ be analytic in the disk $D(0,2)$ except for a pole of order $1$ at $z=1$, and let $$f(z)=\sum_{k=0}^\infty a_k z^k$$ be the series expansion for $f$ in the disk $D(0,1)$. Prove that ...
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power series expansion of $z^a$ at $z = 1$

I'm working through some problems in a complex analysis book, and one asks to compute the power series expansion of $f(z) = z^a$ at $z = 1$, where $a$ is a positive real number. The series should ...
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Series $\sum_{n=1}^{+ \infty}\frac{z^{n}}{n}e^{n^{2}z}$

Let $$f(z) = \sum_{n=1}^{+ \infty}\frac{z^{n}}{n}e^{n^{2}z} \ \ \ \ ,z\in \mathbb{C}$$ I want to find the maximal region in which $f$ is holomorphic. I have a problem with the convergence in $\{+i, -i ...
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Find the radius of convergence for $\sum^{\infty}_0 n^nz^{n^n}$

Find the radius of convergence for $\sum^{\infty}_{n=0} n^nz^{n^n}$ This is not a power series, but if I define $a_k=k$ if $k=n^n$ and $a_k=0$ otherwise, I would have a power series such that ...
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Convergence radius of $\sqrt{\cos(z)}$

Compute the first 3 non zero terms of the Taylor expansion of $\sqrt{\cos(z)}$ at $z=0$ and determine its convergence radius, considering only the principal branch of the square root. I've computed ...
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Convergence radius: $R = \lim_{n \rightarrow \infty} \frac {\mid a_n \mid} {\mid a_{n+1} \mid}$ (incl. $\infty$) when $R = 0$ and Ratio test

I have read the following proof of a theorem in a textbook of mine, and I've been wondering why the proof holds when $$R = \lim_{n \rightarrow \infty} \frac {\mid a_n \mid} {\mid a_{n+1} \mid} = 0$$ ...
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Finding complex power series with interesting boundary behavior

I need to find one (or more) interesting complex power series to give to my students for their analysis exam. Ideally, this would be a power series that has interesting behavior at the boundary, i.e. ...
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An easy question on complex

Let $\{u_{k}\}_{k=1}^{\infty}$ be a complex number sequence. If $\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\lambda^{k}u_{k}=0$, for each $\lambda\in \mathbb{D}(0, 1/3)$(where the $\mathbb{D}(0, 1/3)~$denotes an open disc ...
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Prove $\sum_{m \geq 1} {\frac{(2m-2)!}{(1-\rho)\cdots(m-\rho)} \frac{t^m}{(1-x)^{2m-1}}} $is divergent

How do I show that the following power series is divergent? $$ u(t,x) = \sum_{m \geq 1} {\dfrac{(2m-2)!}{(1-\rho)\cdots(m-\rho)} \dfrac{t^m}{(1-x)^{2m-1}}} $$ where $t$ is complex 1-dimensional, $x$ ...