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S.Bagley
Math 2250-4
Super Quiz 2
November 1, 2013
1 a) What is the
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2’
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1
lb) What does it mean for vectors v
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v to be linearly independent?
(1 point)
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1 c) What is a basis for a vector space/subspace W?
(1 pornt)
2a) Find a basis for the solution space to homogeneous matrix equation A
the left below, and its reduced row echelon form is on the right.
2
6
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0
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3
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4
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2b) What is the dimension of the solution space in part 2a?
(1 point)
3) Consider the differential equation below for a function x(t), which could arise from an unforced massspring configuration:
x’’(t) +2x’(t) + lOx(t)=0.
3a) Find tlgieral solutiontd this homogeneous linear differential equation. Hint: use the characteristic
polynomial method to ffit fmd a basis.
(6points)
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3b) ‘Which of the three damping phenomena is exhibited by solutions to this differential equation?
(1 point)
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3c) Now consider the inhomogeneous DE
x’
(1)
+ 2 x’ (1) + 10 x(t) -20.
=—2 is a particular solution. Use this fact and your previous work to write down the
general solution to the inhornogeneous DE.
(2 points)
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3d) Solve the initial value problem
x’’(t) +2x’(t) + lOx(1)-20
x(0) = 1
x’ (0) = 3.
(6 points)
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