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variants of this functions
LegendreP






Mathematica Notation

Traditional Notation









Hypergeometric Functions > LegendreP[nu,z] > Identities > Recurrence identities > Distant neighbors





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Input Form





LegendreP[\[Nu], z] == Subscript[\[ScriptCapitalC], n][\[Nu], z] LegendreP[\[Nu] - n, z] + ((n - \[Nu])/(1 - n + \[Nu])) Subscript[\[ScriptCapitalC], n - 1][\[Nu], z] LegendreP[\[Nu] - n - 1, z] /; Subscript[\[ScriptCapitalC], 0][\[Nu], z] == 1 && Subscript[\[ScriptCapitalC], 1][\[Nu], z] == ((2 \[Nu] - 1) z)/\[Nu] && Subscript[\[ScriptCapitalC], n][\[Nu], z] == ((z (-1 + 2 n - 2 \[Nu]))/(-1 + n - \[Nu])) Subscript[\[ScriptCapitalC], n - 1][\[Nu], z] - ((n - \[Nu] - 1)/(n - \[Nu] - 2)) Subscript[\[ScriptCapitalC], n - 2][ \[Nu], z] && Element[n, Integers] && n > 0










Standard Form





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MathML Form







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Rule Form





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