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Jboulos12 Oct20-11 06:13 PM

help with differential equations regarding even/odd functions, IVT
 
Here's the problem i need help on. It can be found in Nagle's Differential Equations 8th edition chapter 8.3 number 32.

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i first tried to solve this using the power series and got:
a2=a0
a(k+2) = 2ak/(k+2)

after this, i have no idea how to solve a-d. any help will be greatly appreciated. I have my test tomorrow so please be urgent!!

HallsofIvy Oct21-11 05:58 AM

Re: help with differential equations regarding even/odd functions, IVT
 
You got more than that didn't you? What you give tells us only the coefficients with even index. What did you get for [itex]a_k[/itex] with k odd?


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