# Math Help - Third order euler cauchy

1. ## Third 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

2. Originally Posted by bsbooker
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
You start off by assuming a trial solution of the form $y = x^m$.

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