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    Converting 2nd order ODE to 1st order ODE's

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    Re: Converting 2nd order ODE to 1st order ODE's

    Typically, you'd let x_{1}=u and x_{2}=\dot{u}. Then rewrite the DE using only those two variables and their derivatives. What do you get?
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