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MAT 285 Differential Equations

This course provides an introduction to ordinary differential equations with an emphasis on applications. Topics include first-order, linear higher-order, and systems of differential equations; numerical methods; series solutions; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; Laplace transforms; and Fourier series. Upon completion, students should be able to use differential equations to model physical phenomena, solve the equations, and use the solutions to analyze the phenomena.

Note: In accordance with the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement, this course has been approved to satisfy the pre-major/elective requirement in A.A. and A.S. degree programs. This course has been approved to meet the mathematics requirement for A.A.S. degree programs.