# 9: Linear Higher Order Differential Equations

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This chapter extend the results obtained in Chapter 5 for linear second order equations to linear higher order equations.

Thumbnail: The Wronskian. In general, for an nth order linear differential equation, if $$(n-1)$$ solutions are known, the last one can be determined by using the Wronskian.

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