Section 3.8. Read the entire section. Answer the following questions by 7:00 am. Send an e-mail with subject line MA251 to email@example.com .
1) Fill in the blanks: The only solutions of the differential equation dy/dt = ky are the exponential functions y = __________ .
2) Example 4 refers to equation 3.6.6. In words, what is equation 3.6.6? (Hint: what is the title of the subsection of the book in which equation 3.6.6 first appears?)
The number e
as a limit.
3) In an
exponential growth equation m(t) = m0 ekt
, the sign of k is ________.