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Unformatted text preview: If we assume that the solution of differential equations begins with the invention by Leibniz of the antiderivative in 1686, and that material through Chapter 2 of Zill & Cullen runs through the contributions of the Bernoulli’s (the last of whom, Johann the 3 rd died in 1807), Ricatti (16761754), Euler (17071783), d’Alembert (17171783), Lagrange (17361813), and their peers, then we looking at approximately 12 decades of mathematical invention in less than one month....
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 Spring '08
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 Derivative, Euler, Sample Solution Set, Zill & Cullen

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