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Applications of Differential Equations

A Suspended Wire

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The picture you produced should have looked like this:

Combined Plot

Of course, you may have chosen different colors. If you didn't get a similar picture to this one, you should go back and check your work. Remember, you need to be able to do problems like these for yourself so that you'll be prepared for your laboratory exam, so don't cheat yourself!

By the way, I hope you answered the question of what affect tension seems to play in the look of the curve.

Now for a few final comments...

Compass If you're lost, impatient, want an overview of this laboratory assignment, or maybe even all three, you can click on the compass button on the left to go to the table of contents for this laboratory assignment.

ODE Laboratories: A Sabbatical Project by Christopher A. Barker

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