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ODE using exact methods

  1. Nov 16, 2009 #1
    Consider the ODE

    dy/dx + 0.6y = 0.5e^(-(1.1)x) , y(0) = 4

    solve the ODE subject to the given condition using exact methods and evaluate the solution y for x = 0.0 (0.05) 0.5, (i.e from x = 0 to x = 0.5 in steps of 0.05)

    I am terrible with ODEs and would greatly appreciate help in rearranging and staring off this question. Im sure its not terribly difficult but to me it is. Thanks in advance.
     
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  3. Nov 16, 2009 #2

    LCKurtz

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    Well, it's linear so start by finding an integrating factor.
     
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