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gen_laguerre

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(%i1)? gen_laguerre;

 -- Function: gen_laguerre (<n>, <a>, <x>)
     The generalized Laguerre polynomial of degree <n>.

     Reference: Abramowitz and Stegun, equation 22.5.54, page 780.


(%o1)                                true
(%i2) 
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n:4;
(%o1)                                  4
(%i2) f(x):=rat(gen_laguerre(n,1/4,x));
                                                  1
(%o2)                 f(x) := rat(gen_laguerre(n, -, x))
                                                  4
(%i3) g:f(a-x)+(-1)^(n+1)*f(a+x);
                            3        3        2
              (64 a - 272) x  + (64 a  - 816 a  + 2652 a - 1989) x
(%o3)/R/    - ----------------------------------------------------
                                      192
(%i4) s: part(solve(coeff(g,x,n-1),[a]), 1);
                                        17
(%o4)                               a = --
                                        4
(%i5) subst(rhs(s),lhs(s),g);
                                     17 x
(%o5)                                ----
                                      6
(%i6) 
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gamma_expand:true;
(%o1)                                true
(%i2) nn:2;
(%o2)                                  2
(%i3) rat(gen_laguerre(nn,a,x));
                        2                    2
                       x  + (- 2 a - 4) x + a  + 3 a + 2
(%o3)/R/               ---------------------------------
                                       2
(%i4) rat(sum(binomial(nn,kk)*gamma(nn+a+1)/gamma(kk+a+1)/nn!*(-x)^kk,kk,0,nn));
                        2                    2
                       x  + (- 2 a - 4) x + a  + 3 a + 2
(%o4)/R/               ---------------------------------
                                       2
(%i5) 

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