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Exam II Review Exercises - Spring 2018

1. Classify each differential equation below by order and as homogeneous or non-homogeneous.

(a) (y 00 )3 + 2y 0 = 0

(b) 2xy 00 + 4 sin(x)y 0 + 3xy = 0

(c) y [5] + 2y [4] − 4y [3] + 9y 00 + y = x

2. Consider the differential equation x2 y 00 − 2xy 0 + 2y = 0.

(a) Is y1 = x2 a solution to the DE? Justify your answer.

(b) Use the method of reduction of order to find a second solution to the DE.

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(a) Are the functions linearly independent? (b) Could the functions be a fundamental set for a fourth order differential equation? (c) Could the functions be a fundamental set for a third order differential equation? (d) If the functions were a fundamental set for a certain differential equation. y = 2x and y3 = e2x . For each of the differential equations below. (a) 2xy 00 + 3y 0 + 4y = 2x 1 (b) (1 − x)y 000 − 2y 00 + 2xy 0 − sin(x)y = 1+x y 00 (c) y 000 + − 3y = (x − 1) x 2 .3. what would the general solution be for the DE? 4. list the intervals where we are gauranteed to have a unique solution for an initial value problem. Consider the functions y1 = 8.

Solve the following differential equations (a) y 00 + 4y = 0 (d) y 00 + 4y 0 + 4y = 0 (b) y 00 − 4y = 0 (e) y 00 + y 0 + y = 0 (c) y 00 + 3y 0 + 2y = 0 with y(0) = 0 . y(0) = 2 3 .5.

Solve the differential equation using the method of undetermined coefficients (a) y 00 + 2y 0 = sin(2t) (b) y 00 + 2y 0 = 2t + 5 4 . What two conditions must be met to use undetermined coefficients? 7.6.

x 9. A spring whose spring constant is 20 N/m is holding a 10 gram mass. Find the equation of motion. 1 8. Solve the differential equation y 00 − 2y 0 + y = using Variation of Parameters. 5 .

What is the minimum spring constant that would allow for some oscillation? 6 . A spring holding a mass of 10 grams is submerged into a medium with a dampening force that is numerically equal to 4 times the instantaneous velocity.10.