# Polygamma reflection formula

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## Theorem

The following formula holds: $$(-1)^m \psi^{(m)}(1-z)-\psi^{(m)}(z)=\pi \dfrac{\mathrm{d}^m}{\mathrm{d}z^m} \cot(\pi z),$$ where $\psi^{(m)}$ denotes the polygamma, $\pi$ denotes pi, and $\cot$ denotes the cotangent.