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HarmonicNumber






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Traditional Notation









Gamma, Beta, Erf > HarmonicNumber[z,r] > Series representations > Asymptotic series expansions





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Input Form





HarmonicNumber[z, r] \[Proportional] ((-1)^r/(r - 1)!) PolyGamma[r - 1, 1] + (r - 2 z - 1)/(2 (r - 1) z^r) - (1/(r - 1)!) Sum[((2 k + r - 2)!/((2 k)! z^(2 k + r - 1))) BernoulliB[2 k], {k, 1, Infinity}] /; Abs[Arg[z]] < Pi && Element[r - 1, Integers] && r - 1 > 0 && (Abs[z] -> Infinity)










Standard Form





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MathML Form







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Rule Form





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