Mathematical Analysis

Differential Equations

What are the “conditions” in reference to differential equations?

In general, there are two “conditions” when discussing differential equations. The first are called initial conditions, in which constraints are specified at the initial point (usually in reference to time); such problems are called initial value problems. The other condition is the boundary condition, in which constraints are specified this time at the boundary points (usually in reference to space), with such problems called boundary value problems.


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