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    Differential Equations : Method of Undetermined Coefficients

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    Decide whether the method of undertermined coefficients can be applied to find a particular solutions of the given equations. (Explain)

    a) y'' + 3y' - y = tan x

    b) y'' + xy' + y = sin x

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    a) Yes. Since the coefficients of the ODE are constants. We can use the characteristic ...

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    The application of the method of undetermined coefficients to solutions of differential equations is investigated.