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Re: Hypergeometric

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  • Subject: [mg20128] Re: Hypergeometric
  • From: "Atul Sharma" <atulksharma at>
  • Date: Sat, 2 Oct 1999 03:04:55 -0400
  • References: <7suvt4$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

This is the Kummer function (Confluent Hypergeometric), or solution to the
Kummer differential equation. See Abramowitz and Stegan, Chapter 13 or, on

A. Sharma
Atul Sharma MD, FRCP(C)
Pediatric Nephrologist,
McGill University/Montreal Children's Hospital

Big Fish wrote in message <7suvt4$22v at>...
>I know what a hypergeometric function is, like the function
>hypergeometric1F1[a,b,x] in Mathematica. But what does
>Mathematica mean by
>hypergeometric1F1^(1,0,0)[a,b,x]  ?
>Much thanks.
>Please kindly send a copy of your reply directly
>to my e-mail: whatafish at
>Sent via
>Before you buy.

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