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Huge problem here - For what values of a does the boundary value problem: y''+ ay =0, y(0)=0, y(pi)=0 have nonzero solutions? Consider a=0, positive a=b^2 and negative a=-b^2. The part I'm confused about is the positive a being equal to B^2 and negative a = -B^2... they just seem like the same thing to me!

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