how do i show something is a solution without solving it? 2nd order DE
the wave equation
δ2y/δx2 = (1/c2)(δ2y/δt2)
show y(x,t) = f(x-ct)+g(x+ct) is a solution explicitly
please show me how, don't just say "substitution"
Re: how do i show something is a solution without solving it? 2nd order DE
Originally Posted by ouchimdead
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