Chapter 1
classification of
differential
equations
Loosely speaking, a differential equation is an equation specifying a relation between
the derivatives of a function or between one or more derivatives and the function
itself. We will call the function a
The Equations for Large Vibrations of Strings
Author(s): Stuart S. Antman
Reviewed work(s):
Source: The American Mathematical Monthly, Vol. 87, No. 5 (May, 1980), pp. 359-370
Published by: Mathematical Association of America
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Homework 7
MA 490: Introduction to Partial Dierential Equations
Spring 2012, Aaron N. K. Yip
Friday, Apr. 27, noon
This is probably the craziest assignment. Just do the *-problems from the textbook. The others
are food-for-thought and provide good exercis
Homework 6
MA 490: Introduction to Partial Dierential Equations
Spring 2012, Aaron N. K. Yip
Friday, Apr. 13, noon
1. Textbook (2nd edition):
Section 5.4 (p. 134): #7, 8, 12, 15;
Section 5.5 (p. 145): #3, 12.
2. Prove the following fact about the least sq