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Zariski presents an effective creation to this subject in algebra, including his personal insights.

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S/ 1 X . 1/m ms mD1 1 1 1 X X 1 . s/; 1 X . s/ to the half plane where the real part of s is positive. n ✐ ✐ tz 1 e t dt: 0 1/Š when n is a positive integer. ✐ ✐ ✐ ✐ “main” — 2011/10/12 — 12:06 — page 42 — #56 42 ✐ ✐ 3. Captivating Formulas As an exercise, you can use the functional equation to prove that . s/ is a differentiable function. According to the theory of complex functions, it is uniquely defined. s/ D 1 X Y 1 1 D ; ms 1 ps p mD1 1; where the product ranges over all primes p. To understand why this formula holds, use the geometric series sum formula 1 ps 1 D 1 C p s C p 2s C p 3s C ; and observe what happens when such sums for various primes p are multiplied together.

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As the derivative of e x is e x , we obtain e x D a1 C 2a2 x C 3a3 x 2 C 4a4 x 3 C : Letting x D 0, we have 1 D a1 , so e x D 1 C 2a2 x C 3a3 x 2 C 4a4 x 3 C 5a5 x 4 C : Taking another derivative, we obtain e x D 2a2 C 3 2a3 x C 4 3a4 x 2 C 5 4a5x 3 C : Letting x D 0, we have 1 D 2a2 , so a2 D 1=2. Repeating, we obtain a power series expansion for the exponential function: ex D 1 C x C x2 x3 x4 C C C 2Š 3Š 4Š : The series converges for all real numbers x. In fact, the variable can be any complex number z.

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