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dy/dt + y =[tex]\infty[/tex][tex]\sum[/tex]n=1Sin(nt)/n^2
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A general solution of a first order differential equation is a solution that contains all possible solutions of the equation. It includes an arbitrary constant, which allows for an infinite number of specific solutions to the equation.
To find the general solution of a first order differential equation, you must first separate the variables and then integrate both sides. This will give you a general expression that includes the arbitrary constant. You can then use initial conditions to determine the specific solution.
A general solution contains all possible solutions to a differential equation, while a particular solution is a specific solution that satisfies given initial conditions. A particular solution is derived from the general solution by substituting specific values for the arbitrary constant.
The arbitrary constant in the general solution allows for an infinite number of specific solutions to the differential equation. This allows for a more complete understanding of the behavior of the equation and its solutions.
Yes, a first order differential equation can have multiple general solutions. This is because the arbitrary constant can take on different values, resulting in different general expressions that contain all possible solutions to the equation.