Derivatives of a higher order - Satisfying the equation

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Homework Statement



Show that y= xex satisfi es

A(d2y)/dx2 + B(dy/dx) + Cy = 0

for suitably chosen values of the constants A, B, and C.

Homework Equations



Y=xex

The Attempt at a Solution



Please see the attachment. I get to a point where I need to find the value of A, B and C but cannot as I'm dealing with x2 terms.

Help would be much appreciated.
 

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You calculated dv/dx wrong.
 
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Could you explain Where I went wrong?
 
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Oh, I see the mistake, Thanks
 

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