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    power series

    The problem says:

    Identifying the basic solutions as well as the general solution, find a power series solution in powers of x of the following differential equation:
    y" - 4xy' + (4x^2 - 2)y = 0

    Could you please help?!?!?!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollysti View Post
    The problem says:

    Identifying the basic solutions as well as the general solution, find a power series solution in powers of x of the following differential equation:
    y" - 4xy' + (4x^2 - 2)y = 0

    Could you please help?!?!?!
    Here, someone please check my work. This took forever to type and I lost concentration several times along the way
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    Yes there is an error when you multiply everything out.

    Note: It does not take me so long. In LaTeX you type instead of clicking on drop down menus and symbols.
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