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Then each ok is less than 1. 57) &k+1 • (4a 1c)k a1 'R::Y (k + v)JI, Then k = 1, 2, ek+2 &k+l 40 = 4 c(k + a1 1 + + v)JI ~ v Now replace the second condition (3,44) by the stronger one 2 + v)ll < 1. 58) This condition is sufficient for the convergence of the series (3,28). 28) is satisfied if £1 + 4a~ ~ f (1 + v)ll kiO (4a 1c (~: ~)JJ) k < 1. Thus a 1 must satisfy the quadratic inequality cra~ ~ (1 - £ 1) (1 - Ta 1), where cr • T = The last inequality yields the estimate a, . 60) where £ 1 is an arbitrary number, 0 < £ 1 < 1.

Rz-) at • f(t,z,w,~, z1 n instead of to the system (4,4) of the order k. The right-hand side does aw in general. In order to renot depend linearly on the derivatives az7• 1 duce this system to a quasilinear one, we interpret the n derivatives aw azi' i • 1, ••• , n, as unknown vectors w(i) (cf. 9)). 14) is turned into ;~ ~ f(t,z,w,w(l), ... ,w(n)). 15), We get these equations by differentiating the equations (4,15) with respect to zi. 16) satisfying homogeneous initial conditions. h-e~ o" o z 1 w(i)) k ~(i) 3zi'1t vanishes identically.

1, remain true after the substitution. Therefore without any loss of generality we may assume that the initial functions are identically equal to zero. 4) can be reduced by 1. For this end in addition to the vector w we introduce the vectors w(i) • a~~. 10) atk- 1az. 11) f(t,z,w,p). 11), we must replace the derivatives of the order k by derivatives of the order k - 1,where never a derivative occurs with k - 1 differentiations with respect to t, Such replacement is in fact possible. To this end we regard, firstly, a derivative of order k that contains a!