Let y be the solution of the initial value problem

The maximum value of for is?

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- Aug 1st 2007, 02:32 PMvietdifferential eq.
Let y be the solution of the initial value problem

The maximum value of for is? - Aug 1st 2007, 03:26 PMgalactus
Using the characteristic equation we have:

This gives:

Now, use your initial conditions and get

Now, what's the max value for x>0?. Graph it may help.

Differentiate, set to 0 and solve for x.