- CHAPTER 1. -
Section 1.1 1.
For C "& , the slopes are negative, and hence the solutions decrease. For C "& , the slopes are positive, and hence the solutions increase. The equilibrium solution appears to be Ca>b oe "& , to which all other so
- CHAPTER 11. -
Section 11.1 1. Since the right hand sides of the ODE and the boundary conditions are all zero, the boundary value problem is homogeneous. 3. The right hand side of the ODE is nonzero. Therefore the boundary value problem is
- CHAPTER 9. -
Section 9.1 2a+b Setting x oe 0 /<> results in the algebraic equations OE &< $
For a nonzero solution, we must have ./>aA < Ib oe <# ' < ) oe ! . The roots of the characteristic equation are <" oe # and <# oe % . For < oe #, th
- CHAPTER 8. -
Section 8.1 2. The Euler formula for this problem is C8" oe C8 2^& >8 $C8 , C8" oe C8 &82# $2 C8 ,
in which >8 oe >! 82 Since >! oe ! , we can also write
a+b. Euler method with 2 oe !& >8 C8 8oe# !" "&*)! 8oe% !# "#*#) 8oe' !$
- CHAPTER 6. -
Section 6.1 3.
The function 0 a>b is continuous. 4.
The function 0 a>b has a jump discontinuity at > oe " . 7. Integration is a linear operation. It follows that (
-9=2 ,> /=> .> oe
" E ,> => " E ,> => ( / / .> ( / / .> # !
- CHAPTER 5. -
Section 5.1 1. Apply the ratio test : lim aB $b8" k a B $b 8 k
Hence the series converges absolutely for kB $k " . The radius of convergence is 3 oe " . The series diverges for B oe # and B oe % , since the n-th term does not a
- CHAPTER 4. -
Section 4.1 1. The differential equation is in standard form. Its coefficients, as well as the function 1a>b oe > , are continuous everywhere. Hence solutions are valid on the entire real line. 3. Writing the equation in standa
- CHAPTER 3. -
Section 3.1 1. Let C oe /<> , so that C w oe < /<> and C ww oe < /<> . Direct substitution into the differential equation yields a<# #< $b/<> oe ! . Canceling the exponential, the characteristic equation is <# #< $ oe ! The ro
- CHAPTER 2. -
Section 2.1 1a+b
a,b Based on the direction field, all solutions seem to converge to a specific increasing function. a- b The integrating factor is .a>b oe /$> , and hence Ca>b oe >$ "* /#> - /$> It follows that all solutions co
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