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## Homogeneous Linear Systems with Constant Coefficients: Solution via Matrix Eigenvalues (Real and Distinct Case)

Homogeneous Linear Systems with Constant Coefficients: Solution via Matrix Eigenvalues (Real and Distinct Case)

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Arthur Mattuck, 18.03 Differential Equations, Spring 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 27, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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Homogeneous Linear Systems with Constant Coefficients: Solution via Matrix Eigenvalues (Real and Distinct Case) -- Lecture 25. Learn a more efficient way of solving systems of ODEs.

- Lecture Notes - Lecture Notes
- Supplementary Notes - Chapter 20 Supplementary Notes written by Prof. Miller
- Recitation Problems - Recitation Problems and classwork exercises
- Recitation Solutions - Recitation problem solutions

- How do you solve systems of differential equations?
- How do you solve homogeneous linear systems with constant coefficients?
- How do you use matrix eigenvalues to solve systems of differential equations?
- What is the superposition principle?
- What is a homogeneous system of differential equations?

This lecture explains the more useful and practical way of solving systems of differential equations. Matrix Algebra, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors are used to solve them. Make sure you have a working knowledge of Linear Algebra for this lecture. A very interesting lecture with very real applications, in which multiple examples are actually solved.