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    Solve the initial value problem

    y'' + 4y = 2x; y(0)=1, y'(0)=2

    As the title says... thanks for the help
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    Quote Originally Posted by bearej50 View Post
    y'' + 4y = 2x; y(0)=1, y'(0)=2



    As the title says... thanks for the help
    Where are you stuck? Do you know how to find the solution to the homogenous equation y'' + 4y = 0? Do you know how to construct a particular solution?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bearej50 View Post
    y'' + 4y = 2x; y(0)=1, y'(0)=2



    As the title says... thanks for the help
    I'd advise you to check the Differential Equations tutorial

    here: http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...-tutorial.html
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