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Easy way to demonstrate the accuracy of Euler's Method

  1. Feb 16, 2005 #1

    As the title says i am trying to find a good example (easy diffrential equation) to demonstrate Euler's method to explain it easily without a lot of calculations, help is appriciated
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  3. Feb 16, 2005 #2


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    Are you speaking of the forward Euler numerical difference scheme?
  4. Feb 16, 2005 #3
    Yes, my bad. Should have explained it a bit better. The thing is, i want to find a diffrential equation with simple approximated numerical solutions using Euler's method without a calculator or such. Later a graph can be illustrated easily on a sheet/board whithout much effort on that part either.

    I have found several good examples BUT it's difficult to calculate the error without using a calculator when several of my equation involved values such as (e^t)....

    Sorry but my english is poor and i find it very difficult to explain such problems.
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