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MAT 2310 Elementary Differential Equations

Solutions and applications of ordinary differential equations including separable, exact, homogeneous and non-homogeneous linear equations and others. Numerical approximation methods as well as substitutions, the total differential, separation of variables, integrating factors, undetermined coefficients, variation of parameters, Laplace Transforms and power series methods are covered.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Mathematics
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: MAT 2280 


  • Solve ordinary first order differential equations.
  • Model real world applications of electrical circuits,population growth and Newton's Law of Cooling using differential equations.
  • Evaluate the Laplace Transform and Inverse Laplace Transform of functions.
  • Approximate solutions to differential equations and initial value problems using direction fields and Euler’s method.

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 4