The Power of q pp 169-174 | Cite as

Jacobi’s “aequatio identica satis abstrusa

  • Michael D. HirschhornEmail author
Part of the Developments in Mathematics book series (DEVM, volume 49)


Jacobi discovered the identity of the title. It has proved to be of some importance in string theory. Two proofs and a startling formulation are given.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of New South WalesSydneyAustralia

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