# differencial equation

• Apr 5th 2008, 10:27 AM
billym
differencial equation
I have the equation:

$m\frac {dx}{dt} + 5kx = -mg sin\alpha + 11kl_0$

The RHS is a constant.

To find the general solution, I need to find:

$x = x_c + x_p$

Correct?
• Apr 5th 2008, 10:31 AM
Moo
Hello,

If $x_c$ is the solution of the equation without second term and $x_p$ a particular solution, yep