MATH 254 Ordinary Differential Equations

Rob Thompson Hunter College Fall 2018
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The first exam

The first exam will be on Thursday October 11.It willcover Chapter One, First Order Differential Equations.Here are a few practiceproblems. MAKE SURE YOU DO TTHE PROBLEMS BEFORE YOU LOOK AT THE 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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