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Existence of Positive Solutions for a Third-Order Multi-Point Boundary Value Problem

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By using Leray-Schauder nonlinear alternative, Banach contraction theorem and Guo-Krasnosel’skii theorem, we discuss the existence, uniqueness and positivity of solution to the third-order multi-point nonhomogeneous boundary value problem (BVP1): where for The interesting point lies in the fact that the nonlinear term is allowed to depend on the first order derivative .

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A. Guezane-Lakoud and L. Zenkoufi, "Existence of Positive Solutions for a Third-Order Multi-Point Boundary Value Problem," Applied Mathematics, Vol. 3 No. 9, 2012, pp. 1008-1013. doi: 10.4236/am.2012.39149.

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