# The Shooting Method and Nonhomogeneous Multipoint BVPs of Second-Order ODE

- Man Kam Kwong
^{1, 2}Email author and - James SW Wong
^{3, 4, 5}

Boundary Value Problems2007**2007**:064012

**DOI: **10.1155/2007/64012

© M.K. Kwong and J.S.W. Wong 2007

**Received: **25 May 2007

**Accepted: **23 August 2007

**Published: **28 November 2007

## Abstract

In a recent paper, Sun et al. (2007) studied the existence of positive solutions of nonhomogeneous multipoint boundary value problems for a second-order differential equation. It is the purpose of this paper to show that the shooting method approach proposed in the recent paper by the first author can be extended to treat this more general problem.

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## Authors’ Affiliations

(1)Lucent Technologies Inc.

(2)Department of Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago

(3)Department of Mathematics, The University of Hong Kong

(4)Department of Mathematics, City University of Hong Kong

(5)Chinney Investments Ltd.

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