http://img231.imageshack.us/img231/5213/njtd7.jpg What order differential equation is this? In my notes i have the 2nd order differntial equation (homogeneous equation) as y'' + py' + qy = 0 I take possible soultions in the form y = e^mx => (m^2 + pm + q)e^mx = 0 Then I take solutions of the equation using the quadratic forumula of m^2 + pm + q = 0? General soultion is then y = c(1)y(1) + c(2)y(2) Am I getting this right? Thanks! here do p and q both equal to 1?