This is a Laplace Transform problem. dy/dt = -y + t^2. I formed the inverse laplace transform equation which i verified is correct, then i took partial fraction decompositions and got for a final answer that y = (L inverse) [2/s^3 - 1/(s+1)]. and hence, y = t^2 - e^-t. however the book states that the answer is t^2 - 2*t + 2 - e^-t. where did i go wrong??(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Homework Help: Someone Please Check Where I Went Wrong

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