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Homework Help: ODE plotting in Maple ARG!

  1. Jul 6, 2009 #1
    So I was given the following problem to do in maple:

    In one ty-graph plot the solutions of y' = cos(pi*ty) for a sequence of 21 equally distributed initial points y(0) between 0 and 4. Hint: You
    may use commands such as seq, dsolve, numeric, odeplot and display.

    I started off with:
    Then, I did:
    This just gives a blank space, which I read means maple cant find an answer.
    From reading some examples online and from the hint above I think I may need to include numeric in dsolve but I cant get that to work without an initial condition.

    I also know the sequence will obviously be 0..4,0.2 but then I dont understand what it means by the y(0) part.

    Any help in putting this plot together is much appreciated
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 6, 2009 #2
    (1) In Maple write Pi not pi

    (2) No solution shown, that means Maple did not find a closed-form solution. Probably there is none.

    (2) The hint is in the assignment... "numeric" and "odeplot" ...
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