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An expression for the first conjugate point for an $ n$th order nonlinear differential equation


Author: Allan C. Peterson
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 61 (1976), 300-304
MSC: Primary 34C10
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1976-0427741-0
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Abstract: It is proved that the first conjugate point for an $ n$th order nonlinear differential equation is the infimum of the first conjugate points of the corresponding variational equations.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1976-0427741-0
Keywords: Disconjugacy, boundary value problem, variational equation
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