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Lesson 16: Reduction of Order

Learning Outcomes: At the end of this lesson you will be able to reduce a second order non homogeneous linear differential equation to a first order equation based on the solution to the complementary homogeneous equation.

Topic. This lesson covers section 5.6: Reduction of Order

WeBWorK. There is one WeBWorK assignment on today’s material:

Lesson Notes. Here

Question of the day: Find the general solution and a fundamental set of solutions of x^2y^{\prime\prime}-xy^{\prime}+y=x given that y_{1}=x is a solution.