Reduction of Order? Help please.


by bigt9
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Feb14-13, 12:12 AM
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I think I have this right, its just its an online assignment and I don't want to lose any points on it.(1/4 my grade)

Question: Find y2 if y1= x^(-1) and the equation: x^2y"+3ty'+y=0.

I solved(using Abel's) for it:
ln(x)/x

but I am not entirely sure.

Wondering if I am spot on or am not doing it right/ thanks
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I think I have this right, its just its an online assignment and I don't want to lose any points on it.(1/4 my grade)

Question: Find y2 if y1= x^(-1) and the equation: x^2y"+3ty'+y=0.

I solved(using Abel's) for it:
ln(x)/x

but I am not entirely sure.

Wondering if I am spot on or am not doing it right/ thanks
Welcome to the PF.

Can you please show the steps you used to arrive at that solution?


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