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Definition

A formal power series is an infinite sequence of numbers, which can be manipulated as the coefficients of a power series (a polynomial with an infinite number of terms) without regard to convergence.

Infinite Base Numbers

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Arbitrary Base Numbers

Product of Formal Power Series

Inverse (Reciprocal) of a Formal Power Series

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Internet references

Wikipedia: Formal Power Series 

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