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Oscillatory behavior of third order differential equations
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Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 43 (1974), 133-136 Request permission


It is shown that if $p(x) \leqq 0,q(x) > 0$ and if $y''’ + py’ + qy = 0$ has an oscillatory solution then every nonoscillatory solution is a constant multiple of one nonoscillatory solution.
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  • © Copyright 1974 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 43 (1974), 133-136
  • MSC: Primary 34C10
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  • MathSciNet review: 0333341