 17.1: (a) Write the general form of a secondorder homogeneous linear dif...
 17.2: (a) What is an initialvalue problem for a secondorder differentia...
 17.3: (a) Write the general form of a secondorder nonhomogeneous linear ...
 17.4: Discuss two applications of secondorder linear differential equati...
 17.5: How do you use power series to solve a differential equation?
 17.6: Solve the differential equation.
 17.7: Solve the differential equation.
 17.8: Solve the differential equation.
 17.9: Solve the differential equation.
 17.10: Solve the differential equation.
 17.11: Solve the initialvalue problem.
 17.12: Solve the initialvalue problem.
 17.13: Solve the initialvalue problem.
 17.14: Solve the initialvalue problem.
 17.15: Solve the boundaryvalue problem, if possible.
 17.16: Solve the boundaryvalue problem, if possible.
 17.17: Use power series to solve the initialvalue problem
 17.18: Use power series to solve the equation
 17.19: A series circuit contains a resistor with , an inductor with H, a c...
 17.20: A spring with a mass of 2 kg has damping constant 16, and a force o...
 17.21: Assume that the earth is a solid sphere of uniform density with mas...
Solutions for Chapter 17: SECONDORDER DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
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Compounded k times per year
Interest compounded using the formula A = Pa1 + rkbkt where k = 1 is compounded annually, k = 4 is compounded quarterly k = 12 is compounded monthly, etc.

Cube root
nth root, where n = 3 (see Principal nth root),

Difference identity
An identity involving a trigonometric function of u  v

Directed line segment
See Arrow.

Ellipsoid of revolution
A surface generated by rotating an ellipse about its major axis

Expanded form
The right side of u(v + w) = uv + uw.

Factoring (a polynomial)
Writing a polynomial as a product of two or more polynomial factors.

Finite sequence
A function whose domain is the first n positive integers for some fixed integer n.

Intermediate Value Theorem
If ƒ is a polynomial function and a < b , then ƒ assumes every value between ƒ(a) and ƒ(b).

Lefthand limit of f at x a
The limit of ƒ as x approaches a from the left.

Projection of u onto v
The vector projv u = au # vƒvƒb2v

Quotient of functions
a ƒ g b(x) = ƒ(x) g(x) , g(x) ? 0

Real part of a complex number
See Complex number.

Real zeros
Zeros of a function that are real numbers.

Rectangular coordinate system
See Cartesian coordinate system.

Relation
A set of ordered pairs of real numbers.

Residual
The difference y1  (ax 1 + b), where (x1, y1)is a point in a scatter plot and y = ax + b is a line that fits the set of data.

Second
Angle measure equal to 1/60 of a minute.

Semiminor axis
The distance from the center of an ellipse to a point on the ellipse along a line perpendicular to the major axis.

Ymax
The yvalue of the top of the viewing window.