How do you find a general solution to a third order euler cauchy equation?

I am at 0=(X^a)(x-1)^3, but I am stuck.

Thanks, Ben

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- Jul 5th 2008, 05:21 AMbsbookerThird order euler cauchy
How do you find a general solution to a third order euler cauchy equation?

I am at 0=(X^a)(x-1)^3, but I am stuck.

Thanks, Ben - Jul 5th 2008, 06:19 AMmr fantastic
You start off by assuming a trial solution of the form $\displaystyle y = x^m$.

Post the equation your working on because there are several different cases depending on the values of m that you get ......

Read this: http://www.math.vanderbilt.edu/~sche...s/CAUCHEUL.pdf - Jul 5th 2008, 10:48 AMbsbookergreat explanation
That is excellent!

Thanks