Legendre Relation

Let E(k) and K(k) be complete elliptic integrals of the first and second kinds, with E^'(k) and K^'(k) the complementary integrals. Then


See also

Complete Elliptic Integral of the First Kind, Complete Elliptic Integral of the Second Kind

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Legendre Relation

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