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Homework Help: How to solve a second order linear homeogeneous ODE with Frobenius?

  1. Mar 8, 2006 #1
    A simple question i think although i cant find in any books

    What do u when u are solving a second order linear hoemoeneous differential equation with frobenius and there is no shift.

    [tex](X^2)(y^{''}) (-6y)=0[/tex] it should be normal minus -6y

    I only know what to do if there is a shift.Help someone?

    This is otherwise known as series solutions to differential equations
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 9, 2006
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  3. Mar 9, 2006 #2
    Does anybody know?

    I keep trying but get nowhere i get an answer of 0 which i wrong.Help
     
  4. Mar 9, 2006 #3
    Well i think i figured it out.
    There is no recurrence relation and so your indical relations become your 2 values of the series.Thanks for the help.:rolleyes:
     
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