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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 21 (1998), Issue 3, Pages 549-554

Positive solutions of an asymptotically planar system of elliptic boundary value problems

Departamento de Matemática e Estatística, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Campina Grande, PB 58109-970, Brazil

Received 10 August 1995; Revised 12 December 1997

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We will prove an existence result of positive solutions for an asymptotically planar system of two elliptic equations. It will be used as main tools for a Maximum Principle and a result on Bifurcation Theory.