Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics

Ramanujan's cubic transformation inequalities for zero-balanced hypergeometric functions

M.K. Wang, Y.M. Chu, and Y.P. Jiang

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In this paper, a generalization of Ramanujan's cubic transformation, in the form of an inequality, is proved for zero-balanced Gaussian hypergeometric function $F(a,b;a+b;x)$, $a,b>0$.

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Rocky Mountain J. Math., Volume 46, Number 2 (2016), 679-691.

First available in Project Euclid: 26 July 2016

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Primary: 33C05: Classical hypergeometric functions, $_2F_1$

Gaussian hypergeometric function Ramanujan's cubic transformation inequality


Wang, M.K.; Chu, Y.M.; Jiang, Y.P. Ramanujan's cubic transformation inequalities for zero-balanced hypergeometric functions. Rocky Mountain J. Math. 46 (2016), no. 2, 679--691. doi:10.1216/RMJ-2016-46-2-679.

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