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An oscillation condition for differential equations of arbitrary order

Author: William F. Trench
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 82 (1981), 548-552
MSC: Primary 34C10
MathSciNet review: 614876
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Abstract: In separate papers, D. L. Lovelady has related oscillation of solutions of certain linear differential equations of odd order $ \geqslant 3$ and even order $ \geqslant 4$ to oscillation of an associated second order equation. This paper presents a unified proof of Lovelady's results for equations of arbitrary order $ \geqslant 3$. The results are somewhat more detailed and the equations need not be linear.

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Keywords: Oscillation
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