I must use Variation of Parameters to solve the following eqn:

dy/dt − 2ty = t

I don't know where to move the -2t so that I can solve for the homogeneous solution to find y1 and y2.

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- Dec 6th 2006, 03:18 AMsc8nt4uVariation of Parameters
I must use Variation of Parameters to solve the following eqn:

dy/dt − 2ty = t

I don't know where to move the -2t so that I can solve for the homogeneous solution to find y1 and y2. - Dec 6th 2006, 04:28 AMtopsquark
- Dec 6th 2006, 06:36 AMSoroban
Hello, sc8nt4u!

I agree with Dan; Variation of Parameters doesn't apply here.

Quote:

I must use Variation of Parameters to solve: .

Integrating factor: .

We have: .

. . which is: .

Integrate: .

Multiply by