Engineering Math
Homework 7
Spring 2010
(due Thursday, April 8)
Consider the following differential equation, and let
.
B
œ !
!
Ð#B #B ÑC
Ð" 'BÑC #C œ !
#
ww
w
(1)
Find the form which a basis of solutions
must have.
C ß C
"
#
(2)
Hopefully you found that one of the indicial roots is zero and the other is not.
Find the
solution of the differential equation which corresponds to the
nonzero
root.
You do not have
to find the solution corresponding to the zero root.
As you work through the process, find all coefficients up to and including
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