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Lesson 8: The Runge-Kutta Method

Learning Outcomes: At the end of this lesson you will be able to apply the Runge-Kutta method to solve first order differential equations numerically.

Topic. This lesson covers section 3.3: The Runge-Kutta Method

WeBWorK. There is one WeBWorK assignment on today’s material:

Lesson Notes. Here

Question of the day: Use the Runge-Kutta method with h=0.1 to estimate values of the solution of the initial value problem y^{\prime}+3y=xe^{-x}, y(0)=1.