Spring 2020 map-2302 section 022H

Current Announcements

  • Friday 17 January. Professor Rao. Section 2.3.
  • Wednesday 15 January. Professor Rao. Section 2.2.
  • See for instructions on plotting direction fields using MATLAB/octave.
  • The direction field for yprime=x-y
  • The direction field for yprime=y-x
  • The direction field for yprime=x+y
  • Monday 13 January. Discussed the second set of problems from Section 1.2. Finished Section 1.2. Began Section 1.3.
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  • The official textbook adopted by the mathematics department for this course is
      Fundamentals of Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems 7th edition by Nagle-Saff-Snider.

    If you do not intend to use this book for any future mathematics courses, there are a number of lower cost options.

    • Per the publishers web site, with – or without – boundary values, the 9th edition of Fundamental of Differential Equations consists of the first 10 chapters of the 7th edition of Fundamentals of Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems and is suitable for this course. In the past this 9th edition has been available as an ebook, at reduced cost. See below.
    • Either the 5th edition of the with boundary values version; or 7th edition without the boundary values will be supported. They are available used.
    • An eversion of the text is also available: This course is participating in the UF All Access program. Login at the following website and Opt-In to gain access to your required course materials – – UF All Access will provide you with your required materials digitally at a reduced price and the ability to pay using your student account. This option will be available starting 1 week prior to the semester starting and ending 3 weeks after the first day of class.
    • If you are unsure, during our first class meeting we will discuss the textbook options.
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    Old News

  • Friday 10 January. Discussed the first set of problems from Section 1.2. Continued in Section 1.2.
  • Wednesday 8 January. Discussed the suggested problems from Section 1.1. Continued in Section 1.2.
  • Monday 6 January. Section 1.1. Began Section 1.2.