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Unformatted text preview: Class Information Klaus Bichteler’s web page: www.ma.utexas.edu/users/kbi There you find my office hours, my email address, etc. Class Information 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: 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 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 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 Problem: Find all x ∈ R with x 2 = 9 . 3 Problem: Find all x ∈ R with x 2 = 9 . Answer: x = ± 3 . 3 Problem: Find all x ∈ R with x 2 = 9 . Answer: x = ± 3 . Problem: Find all functions y = y ( t ) that satisfy y = 0 . y := dy dt 3 Problem: Find all x ∈ R with x 2 = 9 ....
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 Spring '08
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 Derivative, Partial differential equation

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