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Differntial of wave equation solution

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consider the differential d²ψ(x)/dx²=k²ψ(x); for which values of a is the equation e^(a*x) is a solution to the above equation.

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I have been working on this problem but I do not know how relate the 2 equations, or if I should use the Schrodinger equation. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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You may encounter some more help if you post this under the right name. This is probably more quantum mechanics than it is introductory physics. and Is psi(x) = e^(a*x)?
 

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