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**mrpace****Member**- Registered: 2012-08-16
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Consider the following equation:

x¨ + x˙ + x = 1.

Determine the equilibrium solution and investigate its stability.

not too sure on this stuff. any help is appreciated.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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You need the solution to the DE and from that you can determine stability or how well the equation deals with small changes in inputs.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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