This is probably a straight forward question, but can someone show me how to solve this problem:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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\frac {d^2} {d \phi^2} f(\phi) = q f(\phi)

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I need to solve for f, and the solution indicates the answer is:

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f_{\substack{+\\-}} (\phi) = A e^{\substack{+\\-} \sqrt{q} \phi}

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I know I've covered this before - just need a refresher on how to solve.

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