Can someone explain to to me how to find the general solution of the fourth order ODE(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

y''''-y''=0

Right now I have

y(x)=a+b*x+c*e^-x+d*e^x

where a,b,c and d are constants.

Not sure if this is correct just wanted to double check.

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# 4th order homogeneous linear ODE with constant coefficients

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