Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-260
Formerly listed as: MATH-20
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Jacqueline M. Dresch (Section 01)
The study of differential equations is an important part of mathematics that involves many topics, both theoretical and practical. The course will cover first- and second-order ordinary differential equations, basic theorems concerning existence and uniqueness of solutions and continuous dependence on parameters, long-term behavior of solutions and approximate solutions. The focus of the course will be on connecting the theoretical aspects of differential equations with real-world applications from physics, biology, chemistry, and engineering. Four class hours per week.
Requisite: MATH 211 or consent of the instructor. Spring semester. Professor D'Ambroise.
If Overenrolled: Preference to seniors and mathematics majors.