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BucketOfFish

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Find the general solution of

u'' + a^2*u = cos(bx)

I know that if it were homogeneous, I would solve for r^2 + a^2 = 0, and get u = ce^(rx). But for the life of me I can't remember what to do with that cosine on the right side of the equation. Can anyone help?