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## Homework Statement

I want to solve this systemx' = [itex]\left( \begin{array}\\ 7 & 1 \\ -4 & 3 \end{array} \right)[/itex]x + [itex]\left( \begin{array}\\ t \\ 2t \end{array} \right)[/itex]

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

i found the eigenvalues to both be 5. The eigenvector is (1,-2) and the generalized eigenvector i found to be (0,1)

I'm confused on how to solve the non-homogeneous part, since I got repeated eigenvalues. Is the procedure the same? Can I use, say, variation of parameters to solve this?

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