# 2nd Order ODE

Printable View

• Nov 12th 2009, 06:50 PM
holmesb
2nd Order ODE
Hey there,

I'm having some trouble with the attached problem. If anyone could give me a guide as to how I should tackle it, it would be much appriciated.

Regards,
Finnigan.
• Nov 13th 2009, 04:17 AM
CaptainBlack
Quote:

Originally Posted by holmesb
Hey there,

I'm having some trouble with the attached problem. If anyone could give me a guide as to how I should tackle it, it would be much appriciated.

Regards,
Finnigan.

It is a second order costant coefficient linear inhomogeneous ODE, you find the general solution to the homogeneous equation then add that to a particular integral of the equation.

A particular integral for this will be of the form $a \sin(3x)$

CB