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Differential Equations Practice Problems

This page contains practice problems solving differential equations. You can find practice problems on each page to work as you are learning a specific technique. However, on exams, you will not usually be told what technique to use and that is the fun part of differential equations, deciding what technique to use. So, this page is provided with various types of problems but we don't tell you what technique to use. This should help you prepare for your exams.

If you are learning a specific group of techniques, like all second-order, you can use the filter to show only the problems in the group you want to see. Of course, you can also use the filters to show only one type of problem but it might help you to go the page with that specific technique to get more help.

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Practice Problems

Instructions
1. Unless otherwise instructed, find the general solution to each differential equation.
2. If initial conditions are given, find the particular solution also.
3. If one solution is given, find the second solution and the general solution.
4. Give your answers in exact terms and completely factored.

 Level A - Basic

Practice A01

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}=xy}$$

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Practice A02

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}=y^2(1+x^2)}$$; $$y(0)=1$$

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Practice A03

$$\displaystyle{x\frac{dy}{dx}+(x+1)y=3}$$

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Practice A04

$$y''-5y'+6y=4e^t$$

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Practice A05

$$y''+3y'-4y=2e^x$$; $$y(0)=1, y'(0)=2$$

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Practice A06

$$\displaystyle{y\frac{dy}{dx}=x^2+\sech^2(x)}$$; $$y(0)=2$$

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Practice A07

$$y''-4y'+4y=0$$

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Practice A08

$$y''-3y'-4y=3e^{2x}$$

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Practice A09

$$\displaystyle{\frac{y+2}{x^2-x+2}\frac{dy}{dx}=\frac{x}{y}}$$; $$y(1)=2$$

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Practice A10

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}+\frac{2x}{1+x^2}y=\frac{4}{(1+x^2)^2}}$$

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Practice A11

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}+y/x=x}$$; $$x > 0$$; $$y(1)=0$$

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Practice A12

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}+3y=2xe^{-3x}}$$

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Practice A13

$$(y\cos(x)+2xe^y)+(\sin(x)+x^2e^y-1)y'=0$$

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Practice A14

$$x^2y''+5xy'-5y=0$$, $$x > 0$$; $$y_1=x$$

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Practice A15

$$x^2y''-3xy'+4y=0$$; $$y_1=x^2$$

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Practice A16

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}\cdot\frac{y^3+y}{x^2+3x}=1}$$

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Practice A17

$$t^2y''-t(t+2)y'+(t+2)y=0$$; $$y_1=t$$

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Practice A18

$$2xy~dx+(x^2+3y^2)~dy=0$$

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Practice A19

$$\ddot{x}+\dot{x}=t^4$$

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Practice A20

$$x^2y''+3xy'+y=0$$; $$y_1=1/x$$

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Practice A21

$$4y''-4y'-3y=0$$

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Practice A22

$$y''-18y'+77y=0$$; $$y(0)=4, y'(0)=8$$

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Practice A23

$$y''+4y'+20y=0$$; $$y(0)=9, y'(0)=10$$

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Practice A24

$$\dot{x}+3x=t^2+t$$

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Practice A25

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}=\frac{\cos(x)}{y-1}}$$

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Practice A26

$$[\cos(x)\sin(x)-xy^2]~dx+y(1-x^2)~dy=0$$

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Practice A27

$$xy'=y+x^2\sin(x)$$; $$y(\pi)=0$$

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Practice A28

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}=e^{4x-y}}$$; $$y(0)=5$$

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Practice A29

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}=\cos(x)}$$; $$y(0)=-1$$

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Practice A30

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}=x/y^2}$$

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Practice A31

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}=2x\sqrt{y-1}}$$

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Practice A32

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}-2xy=x}$$

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Practice A33

$$2xy~dx+x^2~dy=0$$

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Practice A34

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}=\frac{x^2+1}{x^2(3y^2+1)}}$$

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Practice A35

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}=\frac{y\cos(x)}{1+2y^2}}$$; $$y(0)=1$$

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Practice A36

$$y''-4y'-5y=0$$; $$y(0)=1, y'(0)=0$$

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Practice A37

$$y''+22y'+121y=0$$; $$y(0)=2, y'(0)=-25$$

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Practice A38

$$y''-y'-6y=0$$

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Practice A39

$$2x+3+(2y-2)y'=0$$

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Practice A40

$$2xy~dx+(x^2-1)~dy=0$$

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Practice A41

$$\displaystyle{t^2\frac{dy}{dt}+2ty=\sin(t)}$$

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Practice A42

$$y''-2y'+5y=0$$

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Practice A43

$$\displaystyle{\frac{du}{dt}=\frac{2t+\sec^2(t)}{2u}}$$; $$u(0)=-5$$

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Practice A44

$$2y''-11y'+12y=0$$; $$y(0)=5, y'(0)=15$$

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Practice A45

$$y''+y'-6y=0$$

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Practice A46

$$y''-8y'+16y=0$$

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Practice A47

$$y''-6y'+13y=0$$

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Practice A48

$$y''-7y'+10y=0$$

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Practice A49

$$y''-5y'+6y=4e^t$$

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Practice A50

$$\displaystyle{\frac{xy'-y}{x^2}=0}$$

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Practice A51

$$y''+6y'+9y=0$$

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Practice A52

$$y''-5y'+6y=12e^{5x}$$

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Practice A53

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}-2y=e^{3x}}$$

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Practice A54

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}=\frac{x^2}{1-y^2}}$$

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Practice A55

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}=\frac{4-2x}{3y^2-5}}$$; $$y(1)=3$$

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Practice A56

$$y''+3y'+2y=x^2$$

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Practice A57

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}=2\sqrt{y}}$$; $$y(0)=9$$

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Practice A58

$$y''+20y'+100y=0$$

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Practice A59

$$y''-5y'+6y=2x+3$$

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 Level B - Intermediate

Practice B01

$$\displaystyle{y''-2y'+y=\frac{e^x}{x^4}}$$

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Practice B02

$$y''+2y'=24x+e^{-2x}$$

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Practice B03

$$y''+4y'+4y=130\cos(3x)$$

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Practice B04

$$dv/ds=(s+1)/(sv+s)$$

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Practice B05

$$(3x+y+1)~dx+(3y+x+1)~dy=0$$

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Practice B06

$$\displaystyle{y''-2y'+y=\frac{e^x}{x^2+1}}$$

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Practice B07

$$y''+4y=\csc(2x)$$

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Practice B08

$$\displaystyle{\frac{dy}{dx}=\frac{3x^2+4x+2}{2(y-1)}}$$; $$y(0)=-1$$

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Practice B09

$$(2x+y+1)~dx+(2y+x+1)~dy=0$$

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Practice B10

$$y''-5y'+6y=10e^{2x}$$

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Practice B11

$$\displaystyle{y''+y=\frac{1}{\cos(x)}}$$

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Practice B12

$$y''-3y'-4y=2\sin(x)$$

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Practice B13

$$y''-3y'-4y=4x^2$$

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Practice B14

$$y''+y=\tan(x)$$

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Practice B15

$$(3x^2-2xy+2)~dx+(6y^2-x^2+3)~dy=0$$

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 Level C - Advanced

Practice C01

$$y''+9y=2\tan(3x)$$

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Practice C02

$$y''+3y'+2y=5\cos(t)$$

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