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it is well known that a second order ODe can be transformed into a system of two ODEs through the transformation u=y', v= y.

Is the other way round possible? I mean, I have a system of 2 ODEs and want to transform it into a sucession on higher order problems that can be solved one after the other. Is this possible?

thanx a lot to anyone who can provide some insight!

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# From 2 1st order ODEs to 1 2nd order ODE?

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