Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

## #21789 new defect

# Maxima can solve this bvp why not sage?

Reported by: | kcrisman | Owned by: | |
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Priority: | major | Milestone: | sage-7.5 |

Component: | calculus | Keywords: | |

Cc: | nbruin | Merged in: | |

Authors: | Reviewers: | ||

Report Upstream: | N/A | Work issues: | |

Branch: | Commit: | ||

Dependencies: | Stopgaps: |

### Description

According to this sage-devel post

y(x) = function('y')(x); y eq = x^2*diff(y,x,2)-x*diff(y,x,1)+y==0; eq h = desolve(eq, dvar=y, ivar=x,ics=[1,1,e,2*e]); h

gives an error but Maxima can nonetheless solve it.

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strangely enough, it works if you use

`e^1`

, as in: