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TMATH 307 A Winter 2011

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Midterm 2

You are allowed one sheet of notes.


Box your answer to clearly indicate your final answer.
Please how your work.
Try to keep at least two decimal places when rounding. Exact expressions where
possible.
Make sure you have 7 pages, including this one.

1. (10)
2. (10)
3. (10)
4. (10)
5. (10)
6. (10)
Total (60)

TMATH 307 A Winter 2011


1. (10 points) Solve the initial value problem
(

y 00 2y 0 + 5y = 0
y(0) = 1, y 0 (0) = 3.

TMATH 307 A Winter 2011


2. (10 points) Given that y1 = t is a solution of t2 y 00 + 2t y 0 2 y = 0, t > 0, find the
second linearly independent solution.

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3. (10 points) Write down the form of a particular solution to the non-homogeneous differential equation below. You DO NOT have to solve the for the coefficients.
(a) y 00 + y 0 2y = e5t cos(2t)

(b) y 00 + y 0 2y = 3e2t + 7t2

(c) y 00 + 9y = 2 cos(3t)

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4. (10 points) An object with mass m kg is hung on a spring with spring coefficient 2 N/m.
The spring is also attached to a viscous damper with damping coefficient 6 N s/m.
(a) Determine the value of m for which the system is critically damped.

(b) Let m = 5 kg. Compute the quasi frequency of the spring mass system in this case.

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5. (10 points) Find the general solution to the given differential equation.
y 00 2 y 0 + y =

et
.
1 + t2

TMATH 307 A Winter 2011


6. (10 points) Compute the following:
(a) (2 + 3i)(5 i)

(b)

5i
2 + 3i

(c) All cube roots of 2 + 2i