There was this eerie confusion as I first thought that those functions were just a possible solution, and then realized that they described the only solutions.

Of course, you mean they are the only solutions that satisfy certain initial conditions.

Well, that they are the family of solutions, allowing for various transformations.

*-Disclaimer, I haven't looked at a differential equation in 6 years.

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