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 2 years ago
Hey guys im trying to convert non linear eqn into linear, where can I find more information about this?
 2 years ago
Hey guys im trying to convert non linear eqn into linear, where can I find more information about this?

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CanadianAsian
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It depends on the type of equation. There are lots of different ways to do it.

raja23
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, i'm just trying to refresh my knowledge on it. Do you know of any good source where I can see some examples?

CanadianAsian
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1For Differential Equations after calculus or for derivatives?

raja23
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well I guess it would be after calculus but this is the eqn \[dy/dt=5y^2+3uy+6u^2\]

CanadianAsian
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1There is no way to make that linear. It's a quadratic and polynomials of degrees other than one cannot be changed to become linear.

raja23
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yikes well too bad I have it as an assignment question :P thanks though

CanadianAsian
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Also, are you sure all the variables are right? Because right now you have a diff.eq in which you're deriving with respect to a variable that isn't on the right side of your equation...

raja23
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dy/dt? there are ys on the right side?

CanadianAsian
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes but the equation is taking the derivative with respect to t. It would be the same as if I had equation y = x^2 + xy + y^2 and then took the derivative with respect to t I would get dy/dt = 0 because I have no variables with t in them, therefore everything else is considered a constant. Since you don't have t on the right side anymore, I'm assuming that the original equation was something like (−5y^2+3uy+6u^2)*t Otherwise, the right side would be dy/du

raja23
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0good catch but the question given has dy/dt though, i'm guessing prof made a mistake :)

raja23
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry just realized both u and y are a function of t, should be y(t) and u(t)
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