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APM3462016F => APM346Lectures => Chapter 8 => Topic started by: Shaghayegh A on November 22, 2016, 01:15:06 PM

Does 3c want us to go through steps a and b in spherical coordinates, or just write u as a function of r, theta, and phi?

I think you can just plug in $x=\rho \sin(\phi)\cos(\theta)$, etc and the resulting $u$ will automatically satisfy the laplacian in spherical coordinate.

Shentao is correct.