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I Sturm-Liouville Separation theorem

  1. Oct 3, 2016 #1
    Hi, I wonder why wronskian must be constant.

    I know that p(x)W[u1(x),u2(x)]=constant, according to the Abel's theorem, but
    wouldnt there a special case that W[u1(x),u2(x)]=c/p(x).

    Then for this special case, W[u1(x),u2(x)]=/=c and satisfies Abel's theorem.
    Is it ok to ignore this special case?
     

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  3. Oct 9, 2016 #2
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  4. Oct 12, 2016 #3

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    this question is incomprehensible to me in connection with the accompanying text.
     
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