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LegendreP






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Polynomials > LegendreP[n,z] > Generating functions





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Input Form





LegendreP[n, z] == SeriesTerm[(n!^2/(Pochhammer[a, n] Pochhammer[1 - a, n])) Hypergeometric2F1[a, 1 - a, 1, (1/2) (1 - t - Sqrt[1 - 2 z t + t^2])] Hypergeometric2F1[a, 1 - a, 1, (1/2) (1 + t - Sqrt[1 - 2 z t + t^2])], {t, 0, n}] /; -1 < z < -1










Standard Form





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MathML Form







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Rule Form





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