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Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems,    by Boyce, DiPrima, and Meade

The downloadable files below, in PDF format, contain answers to all the problems from the textbook (11th edition). Extensive MATLAB code snippets are included in many of the problems, and may be accessed and copied from the PDF file using standard computer copy-and-paste procedures (e.g., Ctrl-C of the highlighted code).

To download an individual chapter PDF file to your computer, click on a chapter heading below, and then save the file when prompted. Or, to download the entire solution set in one file (178 MB), click on the "Combined Solutions" link below.

NOTE:  In compliance with copyright law, no portion of the text was copied and inserted into the solution files.  Problems and solutions are numbered according to the text, but please refer to the text for the explicit statement of the problem.

Combined Solutions

Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - First-Order Differential Equations

Chapter 3 - Second-Order Linear Differential Equations

Chapter 4 - Higher-Order Linear Differential Equations

Chapter 5 - Series Solutions of Second-Order Linear Equations

Chapter 6 - The Laplace Transform

Chapter 7 - Systems of First-Order Linear Equations

Chapter 8 - Numerical Methods

Chapter 9 - Nonlinear Differential Equations and Stability

Chapter 10 - Laplace's Equation

Chapter 11 - Boundary Value Problems and Sturm-Liouville Theory