(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

xu^{''}+ 2y^{'}+ xy = 0

2. Relevant equations

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frobenius_method

3. The attempt at a solution

Ok, so i have managed the Frobenius method in the past, but this seems harder...

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\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} a_n(n+c)(n+c-1)x^{\ n+c-2} + 2\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} a_n(n+c)x^{\ n+c-2} + \sum_{n=0}^{\infty} a_nx^{\ n+c} = 0

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[tex]

\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} a_n(n+c)(n+c-1)x^{\ n+c-2} + 2\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} a_n(n+c)x^{\ n+c-2} + \sum_{n=2}^{\infty} a_{\ n-2}x^{\ n+c-2} = 0

[/tex]

i cannot simply remove n=0 as i would if there were only a difference of one between the sumation limits, here i would have to remove n=0 and n=1 which means that i would not have a quadratic multiplied by [tex]a_0[/tex]to solve, to find the c values. I would have one quadratic multiplied [tex]a_0[/tex] by and one by [tex]a_1[/tex]...

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# Homework Help: A harder Frobenius Differential

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