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Unformatted text preview: Class Information squaresolid Klaus Bichteler’s web page: www.ma.utexas.edu/users/kbi There you find my office hours, my email address, etc. Class Information squaresolid Klaus Bichteler’s web page: www.ma.utexas.edu/users/kbi There you find my office hours, my email address, etc. From there click your way to this link: squaresolid Class web page: 427K This page contains the grading scheme for this class and the test dates, and it lists the homework and projects. Introduction Our course has the subtitle Mathematics for Applications. In Mathematics for Applications the typ ical problem is this: given some informa tion about a quantity Q , find Q . Examples squaresolid Q is a cow with a hump over the shoul ders, a mostly grey coat, oily skin, and large ears. Problem: what is Q ? 2 Introduction Our course has the subtitle Mathematics for Applications. In Mathematics for Applications the typ ical problem is this: given some informa tion about a quantity Q , find Q . Examples squaresolid Q is a cow with a hump over the shoul ders, a mostly grey coat, oily skin, and large ears. Problem: what is Q ? Answer: Q is a Brahman. 2 squaresolid Problem: Find all x ∈ R with x 2 = 9 . 3 squaresolid Problem: Find all x ∈ R with x 2 = 9 . Answer: x = ± 3 . 3 squaresolid Problem: Find all x ∈ R with x 2 = 9 . Answer: x = ± 3 . squaresolid Problem: Find all functions y = y ( t ) that satisfy y ′ = 0 . parenleftBig y ′ := dy dt parenrightBig 3 squaresolid Problem: Find all x ∈ R with x 2 = 9 . Answer: x = ± 3 . squaresolid Problem: Find all functions y = y ( t ) that satisfy y ′ = 0 . parenleftBig y ′ := dy dt parenrightBig Answer: y satifies this equation iff y is a constant C ....
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 Differential Equations, Equations, Derivative, ﬁrst diﬀerential equation

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