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I'm just trying to get an understanding of answering PDEs, so wanted to ask what you thought of my answer to this question.

The one-dimensional wave equation is given by the first equation shown in this link;

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/WaveEquation1-Dimensional.html

where Ψ = f(x, t)

Is f(x, t) = exp(x-ivt) a possible solution?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

∂^2 f/∂x^2 = exp(x-ivt)

and

∂f/∂t = -iv exp(x-ivt)

Possible if v = -i

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