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Second order DE in matrix form... 
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Nov2909, 11:37 PM

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
Consider the differential equation \bold{x}'=\left[ \begin{array}{cc} 1 & 2 \\ 1 & 3 \end{array} \right]\bold{x}, with \bold{x}(0)=\left[ \begin{array}{c} 1 \\ 1 \end{array} \right] Solve the differential equation where \bold{x}=\left[ \begin{array}{c} x(t) \\ y(t) \end{array} \right]. solving for the x vector and y vector 2. Relevant equations 3. The attempt at a solution 


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Nov3009, 12:25 AM

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What have you tried? Do you have any ideas for how you might solve this system of equations? 


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