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Ordinary differential

connecting the function y of an independent variable x and its

derivatives y', y" , . . . , yn) (see 1 32). If the derivative of the first of the highest

order occurring ...

Ordinary differential

**equations**An ordinary differential**equation**is a relationconnecting the function y of an independent variable x and its

**Equations**derivatives y', y" , . . . , yn) (see 1 32). If the derivative of the first of the highest

order occurring ...

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If the envelope of the complete integral in (1) (obtained by eliminating a, b from

the

obtained. For example, there is the

...

If the envelope of the complete integral in (1) (obtained by eliminating a, b from

the

**equations**F=0, Fa = 0, Fb = 0) exists, a singular integral of the**equation**isobtained. For example, there is the

**equation**in which the sum of 1 , u2, and uy2,...

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(K.Iw./R.Na./Ed.) Differential

theory of ordinary differential

Ordinary Differential

theory ...

(K.Iw./R.Na./Ed.) Differential

**equations**: A good elementary introduction to thetheory of ordinary differential

**equations**is Walter leighton, A First Course inOrdinary Differential

**Equations**, 5th ed. (1981). The best accounts of the classicaltheory ...

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