Re: Exclude O[] from Series[] for Solve[] in Mathematica

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg92821] Re: Exclude O[] from Series[] for Solve[] in Mathematica*From*: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>*Date*: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 04:57:20 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK*References*: <gcva1a$fb4$1@smc.vnet.net>

vjp2.at at at.BioStrategist.dot.dot.com wrote: > I expand a function as a Series[] but the O[] part prevents Solve[] from > working. I try Part[] and it returns something which also confuses > Solve[]. First[] works, but produces useless results, but this is why I am > sure this is what I want to do. From the online help: "Normal[series] truncates a power series and converts it to a normal expression." For instance, In[1]:= Normal[Series[Exp[x], {x, 0, 5}]] Out[1]= 1 + x + x^2/2 + x^3/6 + x^4/24 + x^5/120 Regards, -- Jean-Marc