Ordinary Differential Equation

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An equality involving a function and its derivatives.

Ordinary differential equation is a college-level concept that would be first encountered in a differential equations course.


Derivative: A derivative is the infinitesimal rate of change in a function with respect to one of its parameters.
Differential Equation: A differential equation is an equation that involves the derivatives of a function as well as the function itself.

Classroom Articles on Differential Equations (Up to College Level)

  • Bessel Function of the First Kind
  • Partial Differential Equation
  • Euler Forward Method
  • Second-Order Ordinary Differential Equation
  • Fourier Transform
  • Separation of Variables
  • Laplace Transform
  • Slope Field