Applications of Differential Equations Summary

Applications of Differential Equations


problems concerning known physical laws often involve differential equations. examples are population growth, radioactive decay, interest and newton's law of cooling.

one of the most common types of differential equations involved is of the form  = ky. the general solution of this equation is y = ae kx



Key Skills


  • solve problems involving given differential equations
  • solve problems involving the construction of a differential equation and then the solution of it


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