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The equation $ y" + y' - 2y = x^2 $ is called a differential equation because it involves an unknown function $ y $ and its derivatives $ y' $ and $ y". $ Find constant $ A, B, $ and $ C $ such that the function $ y = Ax^2 + Bx + C $ satisfies this equation. (Differential equations will be studied in detail in Chapter 9.)

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