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Wronskian Harmony

A closed form of the Wronskian for \( sin(kx) \) and for \( e^{kx}, k=1,2,\ldots,n \) is obtained. The derivation depends on trigonometric identities and properties of the determinant.

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3610
MSC Codes: 
15Axx
Author(s): 
Mogens Esrom Larsen (Københavens Universitets Matematiske Institut)
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
February, 1990
Subject(s): 
Algebra and Number Theory
Linear Algebra
Differential & Difference Equations
Ordinary Differential Equations
Topic(s): 
Linear Algebra
Determinants
Analytic Methods
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Applicable Course(s): 
3.6 Differential Equations
3.8 Linear/Matrix Algebra
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