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Byron,Fuller)question-spherical harmonics & associated legendre funct.

  1. Dec 20, 2013 #1
    Hello,

    Question is about equation 5.71 ---to-----5.72

    All that was done is algebra or trigonometry?
    Where do I find such more example or reading or exercises.

    I apologize for not printing the actual equations, there were too many symbols in them.

    Thanks.
     
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  3. Dec 20, 2013 #2
    Ok, so I was able to scan the book and put equation in the image.

    Its is attached to this post.

    Thanks
     

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  4. Dec 20, 2013 #3

    SteamKing

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    Well, you were able to scan most of the page. It's not clear which equations you are talking about, though.
     
  5. Mar 29, 2014 #4
    I modified the image to make it clear. Please have a look.
     

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  6. Mar 29, 2014 #5

    dextercioby

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    He multiplied and divided each term of the sum by sin^(|m|) \theta.
     
  7. Mar 29, 2014 #6
    Why he felt the need?
    Where did he learn to manipulate equation like this? Or how can I learn it, is trigonometry or algebra?
     
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