when is the seperation of variables technique for partial differential equations valid? it seems to give a particular general solution (such as a general fourier series, or series of legendre polynomials) to a problem depending which coordinate system that you are in?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Seperation of variables

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