# [SOLVED]Find Ansatz for this ODE (3.5.15)

#### ognik

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Hi - I'm given: $y'' + y' - 2y = \frac{e^{x}}{x}$

What is a good Ansatz to find the particular solution? I've tried a few that haven't worked...Thanks

#### MarkFL

Hi - I'm given: $y'' + y' - 2y = \frac{e^{x}}{x}$
Copied OK, probably typo in book - if the driving function was just $e^x$ it would be more sensible