# Question:pdsolve does not return an answer

## Question:pdsolve does not return an answer

Maple

I am attempting to use the pdsolve function in Maple to explicitly solve a PDE which is basically a perturbation of the Laplace equation.  Nothing happens when I enter pdsolve, however, is this because a boundary condition is also needed to produce a solution?  The BC which I have is that f(x, y, z) goes to zero as sqrt(x^2 + y^2 + z^2) goes to infinity but I am not sure how to enter such a BC in Maple.

PDE := diff(diff(f(x, y, z), x), x) + diff(diff(f(x, y, z), y), y) + diff(diff(f(x, y, z), z), z) - exp(-t*exp(sqrt(x^2 + y^2 + z^2)))*(diff(diff(f(x, y, z), x), x) + diff(diff(f(x, y, z), y), y) + diff(diff(f(x, y, z), z), z))/(1 + m/(2*sqrt(x^2 + y^2 + z^2)))^4 = 3/2*exp(sqrt(x^2 + y^2 + z^2) - t*exp(sqrt(x^2 + y^2 + z^2)))*(diff(f(x, y, z), x)*tx/sqrt(x^2 + y^2 + z^2) + diff(f(x, y, z), y)*ty/sqrt(x^2 + y^2 + z^2) + diff(f(x, y, z), z)*tz/sqrt(x^2 + y^2 + z^2))/(1 + m/(2*sqrt(x^2 + y^2 + z^2)))^4;

pdsolve(PDE);

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