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Homework Help: Reduction of order problem

  1. Apr 19, 2012 #1


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    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Find y_2(x) given that y_1(x) = e^x for (x – 1)y'' – xy' + y = sin x.

    2. Relevant equations
    Reduction of order method.

    3. The attempt at a solution
    My attempt is attached as MyWork.jpg. Is what I did so far 100% correct? Assuming it is, what do I do now?

    Any help in figuring this out would be greatly appreciated!
    Thanks in advance!

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  3. Apr 20, 2012 #2


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    I figured it out.
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