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

a) For what nonzero values of k does the function y = sin kt satisfy the differential equation y" + 9y = 0?

b) For those values of k, verify that every member of the family of functions y = A*sin kt + B*cos kt is also a solution.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm a little confused on what I need to do here. I can do problems where you have to show that every member of a family of functions is a solution of a differential equation (differentiate the function, then plug in the function into the differential equation, and see if they are the same). But I don't see how to use that in this problem.

Thanks for the help.

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# Homework Help: Differential equation nonzero value problem

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