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I havn't seen an example of this type of problem. It has another variabler in the equation, i tried to divide by it, but its still in there. Here is the problem:

Find y as a function of x if

http://cwcsrv11.cwc.psu.edu/webwork2_files/tmp/equations/ee/448e92b4900790fd8de8a4207ce40d1.png [Broken]

http://cwcsrv11.cwc.psu.edu/webwork2_files/tmp/equations/c9/0bc438e10b7ec37bb81942786780e41.png [Broken]

y = ?

So i divided by x^2 and got:

y''+2y'/x -30y/x^2 = x;

This kind of looks like an integrating factor problem but not. ANy suggestions or can someone explain to me whats going on? Thanks!

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# Homework Help: Confused what method to use on this Diff EQ! 2nd order

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