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You are not logged in. #1 20130816 01:45:39
rodrigues formulaproblem was to prove that ∑(n=0 to n=∞) t^2n ∫(1 to 1)P^2(n)(x)dx=∫(1 to 1) (dx ÷(12xt+t²)) = (1÷t)(log(1+t) ÷log(1t)) #2 20130816 02:17:20
Re: rodrigues formulaHi; First of all what is P^2(n)(x)? The Legendre polynomials? Did I interpret your problem correctly in my latex? In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. 