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Counter This Secodnd Edition continues the fine tradition of its predecessor by surveying the most important properties of the Chebyshev polynomials and introducing mathematical analysis. New to this edition are approximately 80 exercises and a chapter which introduces some elementary algebraic and number theoretic properties of the Chebyshev polynomials. Additional coverage focuses on extremal and iterative properties.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Chebyshev polynomials