MATH 254 Ordinary Differential Equations

Rob Thompson Hunter College Fall 2018
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The Final Exam will be on Tuesday, December 18, 1:45-3:45.

The second exam was on Tuesday, November 27, and covered up through Section 3.2.
The first exam was on Thursday October 11. It covered Chapter One, First Order Differential Equations
We had a "do-over" quiz on Tuesday, October 30, on the last two problems from Exam One, covering the topics
The scores on the 'do-over' quiz can be use to replace your scores on problems 4 and 5 of the first exam. Here are were some practice problems from the book that you can do to prepare for this quiz. These are not to be handed in. The answers are in the back of the book.

Exams, practice problems and solutions

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to differential equations. Differential equations can be used to model a huge variety of things in the natural world, for example the growth of bacteria in a petri dish, energy states of an electron, chemical reactions, derivative securities in finance, celestial mechanics - the list goes on and on. In this course, we will learn how to work with differential equations and use them to model a wide class of problems.

Expected Learning Outcomes:

Basic Information About the Course:

Homework Assigments

Topics Covered

Chapter 1: First-Order Differential Equations Chapter 2: Linear Equations of Higher Order Chapter 3: Power Series Methods Chapter 4: Laplace Transform Methods Chapter 5: Linear Systems of Differential Equations

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