tchebycheff-equation

Tchebycheff equation

[chuh-buh-shawf]
noun Mathematics.
a differential equation of the form (1 − x 2 ) d 2 y/dx 2x dy/dx + n 2 y = 0, where n is any nonnegative integer.
Also called Chebyshev equation.


Origin:
named after Pafnutiĭ L. Chebyshev (1821–94), Russian mathematician

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