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anonymous
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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is there any significance to the notation \[f^n(x)\] Like nth power of f(x) or nth order derivative of f(x) with respect to x

SolomonZelman
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2What do you really mean significance to that notation?

SolomonZelman
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2You could say \(\large\color{black}{ \displaystyle \frac{{\rm d}^n}{{\rm d}x^n} }\)

SolomonZelman
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2to use \(f^{n}(x)\) is more convinient

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is there some meaning in writing \[f^n(x)\]?

SolomonZelman
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2especially when you do taylor series \(\large\color{black}{ \displaystyle \frac{\left.\frac{{\rm d}^n}{{\rm d}x^n} \right^{x=a} }{n!}(xa)^n}\) or would you rather use \(\large\color{black}{ \displaystyle \frac{f^{n}(a) }{n!}(xa)^n}\)

SolomonZelman
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2it is just nth derivative of f(x)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ah, makes more sense, I wanted to use it for nth power of f(x) like trigonometric functions, but I guess I'll just use \[[f(x)]^n\]

SolomonZelman
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yeah, you can do that

SolomonZelman
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I am not very good at notations, but i try not to say something like \(\large\color{black}{ \displaystyle \forall~\left\{x,y\right\}\in{\bf R}}\)

SolomonZelman
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2not all people get them, so I try to stick to regulars.... in any case, we got f^n(x) nailed i guess.
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