One question on my last exam: find the Laurent series for centered at which converges on the punctured disk . And yes, about half the class missed it.

I am truly evil.

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One question on my last exam: find the Laurent series for centered at which converges on the punctured disk . And yes, about half the class missed it.

I am truly evil.

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