1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data The question is attached as Problem.jpg. The answers for a are: a_1 = 6.52415567780804 a_2 = 7.34662271123215 a_3 = 8.71740110027234 2. Relevant equations Characteristic equation and its interpretation based on what the roots are. 3. The attempt at a solution My attempt is attached as MyWork.jpg. Basically, assuming that I am right so far, I do not know how to proceed. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance!