Transform the given differential equation to find a nontrivial solution such that . My attempt: and The answer given in the textbook is but I don't seem to be arriving at it. How do I proceed?
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Originally Posted by alexmahone Transform the given differential equation to find a nontrivial solution such that . My attempt: and Good so far, but you make an algebra mistake. Should be The answer given in the textbook is but I don't seem to be arriving at it. How do I proceed? Carry through the correction above. It will make a fairly big difference, I think.
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