Math 308 - Diorontlal Equation
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0 What is a di'erential equation (DE)?
0 Wind. it a solution to n (lilittil «amnion?
o What is an initial value problem (IVP)?
o Clmsifying diewntial equations: ordinary or partial. order. lin
Math 308 - Dill'erential qumtirms Exam 1 Spring 2002
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Ordinary Differential Equations
Silvia Jimenez Bola
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Department of Mathematicas, Colgate University
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Motivation
Differential Equations are of fundamental importance because many physical laws and relations appear mathematically in the form of such equ