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    Find a second solution, given one. Reduction of order

    Suppose that (x-1)y''-xy'+y=0, and that x>1. Given that y=e^x is a solution, use the reduction of order method to find a second solution.
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    May be this helps
    Reduction of order - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Known solution
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y_1=e^x<br />

    Find the solution of the form
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y=y_1y_2<br />
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