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determine the gen sol of the DE

[tex]x^2y'' - 5xy' + 9y = 0 [/tex]

Q/P = A = -5 and R/P = B = 9

then use y = x^r in original DE...

y' = rx^(r-1)

y'' = (r-1)rx^(r-2)

insert into DE

[tex]

x^2 (r-1)rx^{r-2} - 5x(rx^{r-1})+ 9x^r = 0

[/tex]

i am confused as to how to proceed.. it looks like a characteristic, but do i separate the x's or what?? please help thanks

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3. The attempt at a solution

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