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Tchebycheff equation

[chuh-buh-shawf]
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noun Mathematics.
  1. a differential equation of the form (1 − x2) d2y/dx2x dy/dx + n2y = 0, where n is any nonnegative integer.
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Origin of Tchebycheff equation

named after Pafnutiĭ L. Chebyshev (1821–94), Russian mathematician
Also called Chebyshev equation.
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