homework5 - = 2 lxv Differentiate this equation l 1 times...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Homework 4 PHZ 5156 Due Tuesday, October 10 1. Prove that the Rodrigues’ formula generates the Legendre polynomials (i.e. the solutions to the Legendre equation). Begin by defining, v = ( x 2 - 1) l and first find dv dx and then multiply by the result by x 2 - 1 to get the equation ( x 2 - 1) dv dx
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: = 2 lxv Differentiate this equation l +1 times using Leibniz’ rule (page 771) to show that d l v dx l is a solution to the Legendre equation. 2. Problem 12.3.3 Arfken and Weber 3. Problem 12.3.6 Arfken and Weber 4. Problem 12.4.4 Arfken and Weber 1...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 08/08/2011 for the course PHZ 5156 taught by Professor Johnson,m during the Fall '08 term at University of Central Florida.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online