when finding a power series solution we have to put the differential equation(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

ay''+by'+c=0

into the form

y''+By+C=0

this leads to singular points when a=0 but why can't we leave the equation in its original form and use power series substitution to avoid singular points?

or in other words why do we care about the second form?

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# Singular points

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