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Homework Help: Variation of parameters

  1. Oct 26, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data


    given 2 associated homogeneous solution are: ex and 1/x

    2. Relevant equations
    this is a question from shaum's outline differential equations chapter on "variation of parameters"

    3. The attempt at a solution

    so here what i got.....

    and now im trying to find particular solution of y:



    and now im stucked at solving v1' and v2' someone help plz?
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 26, 2009 #2
    Well, you have a system of two linear equations, right? What methods do you know to solve those?
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