A multiple choice problem for my calc class

• Oct 24th 2009, 06:01 PM
Theressa
A multiple choice problem for my calc class
Hi, I need help with this question:

Which of the following statements are true about the continuous Malthusian growth model? (There may be more than one answer that applies.)

A. This is a differential equation.
B. This differential equation is first order.
C. This differential equation is second order.
D. This differential equation is linear.
E. This differential equation is nonlinear.
F. This model simulates the population well for large times.
G. This model applies to most populations at low densities.
• Oct 24th 2009, 06:20 PM
Prove It
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Originally Posted by Theressa
Hi, I need help with this question:

Which of the following statements are true about the continuous Malthusian growth model? (There may be more than one answer that applies.)

A. This is a differential equation.
B. This differential equation is first order.
C. This differential equation is second order.
D. This differential equation is linear.
E. This differential equation is nonlinear.
F. This model simulates the population well for large times.
G. This model applies to most populations at low densities.

Which ones do YOU think it is? Explain your reasoning, we'll tell you if your reasoning is correct.