First-Order Linear Equations

Author: John J Weber III, PhD Corresponding Textbook Sections:

Expected Educational Results

Linear Equations

Definition: Standard Form of a Linear First-order DE

dydx+P(x)y=Q(x).

Investigation 01

Explain why an ODE in the form dydx+P(x)y=Q(x) is called first-order linear.

Investigation 02

Evaluate: ddx(eP(x)dx)

Investigation 03

Evaluate: ddx(f(x)eP(x)dx)

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