Determine a function y = f(x) such that {eq}y" = \dfrac{1}{10}y {/eq} and {eq}f(0) = -3 {/eq}.


Determine a function y = f(x) such that {eq}y" = \dfrac{1}{10}y {/eq} and {eq}f(0) = -3 {/eq}.

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A differential equation is an equation which relates a function to its derivative(s). The solution to a differential equation is a function which, when substituted into the differential equation with its derivative(s) results in a true statement.

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Since a function of the form {eq}y = Ae^{kx} {/eq} satisfies {eq}y' = Ake^{kx} = ky {/eq} and {eq}y'' = Ak^2e^{kx} = k^2y, {/eq} we want a function...

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