a differential equation of the form (1 − x2) d2y/dx2 − x dy/dx + n2y = 0, where n is any nonnegative integer.
Origin of Tchebycheff equation
named after Pafnutiĭ L. Chebyshev (1821–94), Russian mathematician
Also called Chebyshev equation.
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