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Find y as a function of x:

x^2 y'' + 8 x y' - 18 y = x^8

y(1)=3, y'(1)=2

Attempted solution:

I found the general equation to be Ax^(-9)+Bx^2+Cx^8.

However when I try to solve the initial value problem for this equation I have 3 unknowns.

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# Initial value problem Euler equation

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