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Re: hypergeometric function

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg12907] Re: [mg12857] hypergeometric function
  • From: BobHanlon at aol.com
  • Date: Wed, 24 Jun 1998 03:44:29 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

The notation used is the traditional notation for the Pochhammer symbol.
See on-line help for Pochhammer and evaluate this sum:

Sum[Pochhammer[a, k]*Pochhammer[b, k]/Pochhammer[c, k] * z^k/k!,
	{k, 0, Infinity}]

Bob Hanlon

In a message dated 6/17/98 1:53:39 AM, Klamser at t-online.de wrote:

>in the Online-Help of Mathematica or in the Mathematica Book under
>Page #750 I can find the hypergeometric function Hypergeometric2F1[a,
>b, c, z]. I do not understand the definition:


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