(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

I read in a paper that:

[tex]\Gamma\left(c,\,d\frac{x+e}{x-y}\right) = (c-1)!\,exp\left[-d\frac{y+e}{x-y}\right]\,exp[-d]\,\sum_{k=0}^{c-1}\,\sum_{l=0}^k \frac{d^k}{k!}{k\choose l}\left(\frac{y+e}{x-y}\right)^l [/tex]

2. Relevant equations

But the incomplete gamma function defined in the book of table of integrals and series as:

[tex]\Gamma(1+n,x) = n!\,exp[-x]\,\sum_{k=0}^n \frac{x^m}{m!}[/tex]

3. The attempt at a solution

Applying this we get:

[tex]\Gamma\left(c,\,d\frac{x+e}{x-y}\right) = (c-1)!\, exp\left[-d\frac{x+e}{x-y}\right]\,\sum_{k=0}^{c-1} \frac{d^k}{k!}\,\left(\frac{x+e}{x-y}\right)^k \neq (c-1)!\,exp\left[-d\frac{y+e}{x-y}\right]\,exp[-d]\,\sum_{k=0}^{c-1}\,\sum_{l=0}^k \frac{d^k}{k!}{k\choose l}\left(\frac{y+e}{x-y}\right)^l[/tex]

How did the authors get their result?

Regards

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# Homework Help: The Incomplete Gamma Function

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