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On recursions for coefficients of mock theta functions

Research in Number Theory20151:29

  • Received: 7 September 2015
  • Accepted: 12 November 2015
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We use a generalized Lambert series identity due to the first author to present q-series proofs of recent results of Imamoğlu, Raum and Richter concerning recursive formulas for the coefficients of two 3rd order mock theta functions. Additionally, we discuss an application of this identity to other mock theta functions.

Mathematics Subject Classification

Primary: 33D15; Secondary: 11F30


  • Lambert series
  • Mock theta functions
  • q-series identities