Help with DE

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AlanMiller
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Help with DE

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I'm pretty rusty with differential equations ... I admit it. I'm pretty sure there is not a simple (analytical) solution to this one, but I'm hoping I'm wrong :crossfingers: and somebody has the magic answer. Here goes:

y'' + k/y2 = 0

Any takers?

Alan

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Re: Help with DE

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Various online differential equation solvers, including Wolfram's (which is pretty good) are unable to solve this equation (I used k = 1 to simplify things)...
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Hans

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Thanks Hans. I also tried those with similar (non) results.

Alan