Tchebycheff equation

[ chuh-buh-shawfi-kwey-zhuhn, ‐shuhn ]
/ tʃə bəˈʃɔf ɪˌkweɪ ʒən, ‐ʃən /

noun Mathematics.

a differential equation of the form (1 − x2) d2y/dx2x dy/dx + n2y = 0, where n is any nonnegative integer.

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Also called Che·by·shev equation .

Origin of Tchebycheff equation

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