# Using Euler's method

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Y'= 1/2 - (X)+2x when y(0)=1

Find the exact solution of ___ O/ <<note!!!! I don't know how to put in a zero with a line going across to make a pheee.

1a. Let h=.1 use euler & improved to approximate to get

"Phee" of .1, phee of.2, and phee of .3

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Problem:

y'= 1/2 - y+2x when y(0)=1

Find the exact solution of y(x)

Let h=.1 use euler & improved to appoximate to get

"Phee" of .1, phee of.2, and phee of .3

Solution:

We write equation of the form y'=-y+1/2+2x and

First we solve y'= - y

We know dy/(-y)=dx, integrate both sides to get

-ln|-y|=x+C.

Thus

-y=+e^(-x-C)=+e^(-C)e^(-x) or

-y=-e^(-x-C)=-e^(-C)e^(-x)

Thus

y=ke^(-x) for some constant k

Now we solve

y'= 1/2 - y+2x, we expect solutions to be of the form

y=f(x)(e^(-x)), for ...

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