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    Find a second linearly independent solution given the differential equation & non-trivial solution f.

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    x^2*y" + 6xy' + 6y' + 6y = 0

    x>0, f(x) = 1/x^2

    y" + [6(x+1)/x^2]*y' + (6/x^2)y = 0
    y" + p(x)y' + q(x) = 0
    where p(x) = [6(x+1)/x^2] and q(x) = 6/x^2

    Now a second linearly ...

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    A second linearly independent solution is found given the differential equation & non-trivial solution f. All work is shown.