# second order differential equations

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#1
for something like y'' + y' + y = e^x
what would my particular solution look like
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2 years ago
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You would solve the complementary function, that is, , then you would take a particular integral in the same form as the one on the right hand side of the equation - so in this case, .

To find that particular integral, substitute back into the original equation to find what , then the particular solution to the whole thing would be the solution to plus whatever you found for .
Last edited by Sinnoh; 2 years ago
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