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By Martha L. Abell, James P. Braselton

This textual content is for classes which are normally known as (Introductory) Differential Equations, (Introductory) Partial Differential Equations, utilized arithmetic, and Fourier sequence. Differential Equations is a textual content that follows a standard process and is acceptable for a primary direction in traditional differential equations (including Laplace transforms) and a moment direction in Fourier sequence and boundary worth difficulties.

Some colleges may possibly wish to movement the Laplace remodel fabric to the second one path, that's why we've put the bankruptcy on Laplace transforms in its place within the textual content. Ancillaries like Differential Equations with Mathematica and/or Differential Equations with Maple will be urged and/or required ancillaries.

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The other two solutions are defined on t < 1 and t < 2/3, respectively. Notice also that each becomes unbounded as t approaches 1/(2a2 ) from the left. 3). On the other hand, a nonlinear equation may have an implicit solution that cannot be solved analytically for the dependent variable to find an explicit form of the solution. of dy/dt = y1/5 is y = 45 t + C or y = 0, solve the problem by hand. Is the solution unique? 1 4 t both satisfy 4. Show that y = 0 and y = 16 √ the IVP 1/t dy/dt = y, y(0) = 0.

Theorem 3. Let f (t, y) be continuous. A function φ(t), defined on an interval I, is a solution of y = f (t, y), y(t0 ) = y0 if and only if it is a continuous t solution of y = y0 + t0 f (s, y)ds. Prove this theorem. Hints: First assume that φ(t) is a solution of y = dy/dt = f (t, y), y(t0 ) = y0 . This means φ = f (t, φ). Now integrate both t t sides of the equation t0 φ (s)ds = t0 f (s, φ(s))ds and simplify using the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. For the converse, differentiate φ(t) = t y0 + t0 f (s, φ(s))ds and simplify.

16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. d2 x/dt2 + 4x = 0 d2 x/dt2 − 5 dx/dt = 0 d2 x/dt2 + 4 dx/dt + 13x = 0 x − 6x + 7x = 0 ( = d/dt; x = x(t)) x + 16x = sin t x + 4x + 13x = e−t (a) Use a computer algebra system to solve 2 dy/dx = e−x ; (b) Graph the solution to the 2 IVP dy/dx = e−x , y(0) = a for a = −2, −1, 0, 1, 2. (c) Graph the slope field of the differential equation together with the solutions in (b). 2 (a) For any given initial conditions, in a brief paragraph explain why you think that the solutions of the systems are similar or different.

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