Linear systems

Learning objectives

  • Solve first order systems of the from dx/dt = Ax where A is a 2×2 matrix of real numbers and x = (x_1(t), x_2(t) is a vector of functions.
  • Increase knowledge of linear algebra
  • Understand, compute, and work with e to a matrix power.
  • Explore the variety of solution types with Mathematica graphics


In class

On your own