Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
MATH 2271

Winter 2010
SC/MATH 2271 3.0
Dierential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
Winter 2010
Instructor
Prof. Peter Gibson
Ross N637
Oce hours: TBA
pcgibson@yorku.ca (MATH 2271 as subject)
Place and time
Accolade West 005, MWF 10:3011:20am
Course description
Introduci
Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
MATH 2271

Winter 2010
SC/MATH 2271 3.0
Dierential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
Winter 2010
Notes on the nal exam
The nal exam is scheduled for Thursday, April 15 at 2pm in CLH C.
Oce hours prior to the exam will be held on Wednesday, April 7, from
11:30am2:30pm, a
Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
MATH 2271

Winter 2010
SC/MATH 2271 3.0
Dierential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
Winter 2010
Study Guide for Midterm 3
The third midterm exam will cover lecture material from February 22
through March 12, corresponding to the following sections from the text: 6.1,
6.2,
Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
MATH 2271

Winter 2010
SC/MATH 2271 3.0
Dierential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
Winter 2010
Study Guide for Midterm 2
The second midterm exam will cover lecture material from January 22
up to and including February 12, as well as the following sections from the
text:
Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
MATH 2271

Winter 2010
SC/MATH 2271 3.0
Dierential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
Winter 2010
Study Guide for Midterm 1
The rst midterm exam will cover lecture material up to and including
exact dierential equations, as well as the following sections from the text:
1.1,
Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
MATH 2271

Winter 2010
Notes on Linear Algebra
January 18, 2010
These notes are intended to give a brief overview of some key terms and
ideas from linear algebra, without all the technical details. For full details
see any linear algebra textbook.
1
Vector spaces, inner product
Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
MATH 2271

Winter 2010
SC/MATH 2271 3.0
Dierential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
Winter 2010
Practice problems in linear algebra
1. Consider the following set of vectors in R3 :
1
2
S = 2 , 1 + 2 ,
1
2
1
2 .
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(a) Are the vectors linearly independent, or linearly depen