Any in-class announcement, verbal or written, is considered

official addendum to this syllabus.

A(A-, A, A+) = 90 - 100%

B(B-, B, B+) = 80 - 89%

C = 70 - 79%

D = 60 - 69%

E = 0 - 59%

F, S, SS Introduction to ordinary differential equations, adapted to the needs of students in engineering and the sciences. MAT 272 or equivalent is recommended. Prerequisite: MAT 271 or equivalent.

See this
description among other course descriptions for 200-level courses

**Section
Problems**

**2.1**
Do only part ( c ) of 1,6; 14,16,20,28,30.

**2.2 **
1,5,6; do only part ( a ) of 10,11,14; 21**
2.4** 3,5,6,8

6.2

7.2

7.5

7.6

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**History
of Mathematics Archive**

__Homework__

**HW#1**, sections
2.1 - 2.2: due to Thursday, February 2

**HW#2**, sections
2.4 - 2.5, 2.6: due to Tuesday, February 14

**HW#3**, sections 3.1
- 3.3: due to Tuesday, February 28

**HW#4**, sections 3.4 - 3.5:
due to Tuesday, March 7

**HW#5**, sections 3.6
- 3.7: due to Tuesday, March 28

**HW#6**, sections 7.1 - 7.6:
due to Tuesday, April 18

**HW#7**, sections 6.1 - 6.2:
due to Thursday, April 27

__Tests____
Test#1__ Tuesday,

Chapters 2-3, sections: 2.1-2.2, 2.4-2.6, 3.1-3.5 are on the test.

Topics:

(a) linear equations

(b) separable equations

(c) exact equations

(d) Fundamental theorem (Theorem 2.4.2)

(e) second order linear equations with constant coefficients

(f) complex and repeated roots in the characteristic equation; reduction of order

(g) linear dependence and independence, Wronskian and Abel's theorem

__Test#2__
Thursday, *April 27 *

__Review__ Tuesday, *April
25 *

Chapter 3, sections: 3.6-3.7; Chapter 7, sections:
7.1-7.6; Chapter 6, sections 6.1, 6.2 are on the test.

Topics:

(a) nonhomogeneous equations: method of undetermined coefficients,
variation of paremeters

(b) matrices, eigenvalues and eigenvectors

(c) basic theory of systems of first order linear equations
(Theorems Th 7.4.1-7.4.3)

(d) homogeneous linear systems with constant coefficients

(e) complex eigenvalues

(f) Laplace transform

Homework problems to review:

**3.6** 2,3,4

**3.7**
7,14,16

**7.2** 1

**7.3
**15,19**
7.5 **2,3,,7,8,15,16

7.6

6.2

__Quizzes__

** Quiz#1 Thursday, January 26,**
section 2.1

** Final Exam** from 12:20 to 2:10 pm
on

Topics:

(1) linear equations

(2) separable equations

(3) exact equations

(4) Fundamental theorem (Theorem 2.4.2)

(5) Second order linear equations with constant coefficients

(6) Linear dependence and independence, Wronskian and Abel's theorem

(7) complex and repeated roots in the characteristic equation; reduction of order

(8) nonhomogeneous equations: method of undetermined coefficients, variation of paremeters

(9) matrices, eigenvalues and eigenvectors

(10) basic theory of systems of first order linear equations (Theorems Th 7.4.1-7.4.3)

(11) homogeneous linear systems with constant coefficients

(12) complex eigenvalues

(13) Laplace transform