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Oscillation results for a nonhomogeneous equation

Samuel Murray Rankin, III

Vol. 80 (1979), No. 1, 237–243
Abstract

The purpose of this note is to investigate oscillatory properties of solutions of the equation

y′′ + p(t)y = f (t)
(1)

via the transformation y(t) = u(t)z(t) where u(t) is a solution of the equation

u′′ + p(t)u = 0.
(2)

Equation (2) is assumed to be nonoscillatory throughout the paper. This represents a distinct change from most of the recent work concerning oscillation in equation (1).

Mathematical Subject Classification 2000
Primary: 34C10
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Received: 9 June 1976
Revised: 18 October 1978
Published: 1 January 1979
Authors
Samuel Murray Rankin, III