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3y'''' + 21y'' + y' + 6y = 0

So.... since a(n-1)y''' is missing, would this still by definition be a homogeneous differential equation?

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3y'''' + 21y'' + y' + 6y = 0

So.... since a(n-1)y''' is missing, would this still by definition be a homogeneous differential equation?

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Check the definition of "homogeneous DE" - does it refer to the number of terms present?

Lastly: why does it matter what it's called?

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