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A difficult differential problem to solve.

  1. Sep 27, 2009 #1
    i have been assigned a series of Q from my physics class and i find this Q hard to solve. give me a clue how to approach. help would be better appreciated.

    show for short time y= yo -(t+(e^-bt)-1)(g/b^2) reduces to * y=y0 -1/2 gt^2

    * find velocity and acceleration as a function of time.
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  3. Sep 27, 2009 #2


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    Approximate the function by its second degree MacLaurin polynomial.
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