Hi,

I tried solving the Euler ODE (3) in the lecture 30 notes, but by plugging in P:=Ï^{m} as usual I obtained Î»=m(m+1) from the characteristic equation not Î»=l(lm+1) as is given in the notes. I was wondering where this l comes from? Also, in equation (5) m=1 is chosen. Why?

Thank you!