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Simple 2nd order nonlinear ODE

  1. Oct 20, 2009 #1
    I'm trying to solve the equation y'' = x^2 * y. This looks like it should be simple, but I don't have mathematica and the only reference I've found calls it a special case of the Emden-Fowler equation and refers to a solution in a book I don't own. Does anyone know the solution to this equation? Thanks.
     
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  3. Oct 20, 2009 #2
    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=y%27%27%3Dx^2+y&x=0&y=0

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