Everyone can do Differential Equations

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Shinemin Lin
Domenick Thomas


Abstract: The original research is to make connection between classroom mathematics and real life issues through dynamic models using Excel.  After we completed several sample models such as Prey and Predator model, SIR model, we found we did really solve initial value differential equation problems. We even solve initial values system of linear differential equations numerically and graphically.  Therefore we extend our research to solve initial value differential equations using the same approach as we create dynamic models.  We tested first order and second order differential equations and all got satisfactory numerical solutions.


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Lin, S., & Thomas, D. (2017). Everyone can do Differential Equations. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 5(4), 131-142. Retrieved from http://ijier.net/index.php/ijier/article/view/674


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