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    Solving a second order differential equation using Fourier s

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    Consider the ODE

    y" - a^2 * y = H(x-Pi/2)


    Where H is the step function.

    solve for y using Fourier series
    The Fourier series for the step function exhibits the Gibss phenomenon. Will the solution y(x) exhibit it too? explain why or why not.

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