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Help with solution of legendre's diffrential equation.

by A Dhingra
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A Dhingra
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Nov19-12, 08:11 AM
P: 196
hi.

Is there something wrong in using the Frobenius method for regular singular point while solving Legendre's differential equation (expanding about x=0)?
Though the solution of Legendre Differential Equation here- http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Legendr...lEquation.html
uses the other form. But my book uses the Frobenius method for regular singular point..

( Forbenius method- http://mathworld.wolfram.com/FrobeniusMethod.html )
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Nov19-12, 03:10 PM
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PF Gold
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No, there is nothing at all wrong with that. But there are many different ways of solving the same differential equation.
A Dhingra
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Nov19-12, 08:20 PM
P: 196
Okay...thanks.


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