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Euler's Method

  1. Mar 30, 2008 #1
    When solving the initial value problem y ' = 2y-x, y(11)=6 using Eulers method with h=0.2, y0=?

    I know how to solve Euler's equations with the formula yn = yn-1 + F(xn-1 + yn-1)(h), however I'm not quite sure how or what they want in this particular case. Can anybody please help me out if you have an incline? Thanks.
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  3. Mar 31, 2008 #2


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    Since you are told "y(11)= 6", obviously y0= 6 (and x0= 11).
  4. Mar 31, 2008 #3
    Thanks HallsofIvy! I thought that it meant the eleventh y was 6.
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