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Using Laplace to solve a differential equation

  1. Mar 24, 2012 #1
    Use Laplace to solve x''+3x'+5x=sin(8t)
    Initial conditions x(0)= 2 and x'= -3

    I have worked it down to (s2+3s+5)X(s)= 2s+3+ [8/(s2+64)] but stuck. Please help
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  3. Mar 25, 2012 #2
    Got it.

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  4. Mar 26, 2012 #3
    Try completing the square on (s2+3s+5)
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