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Publication Date

7-3-2014

Keywords

Linear Algebra; pplane; dfield; Linear Systems; Eigenvectors; Eigenvectors

Abstract

We present our approach to teaching the Method of Eigenvectors to solve linear systems of ODEs without assuming a prerequisite course in Linear Algebra. Rather we depend heavily on a graphical approach to systems in two dimensions to motivate the eigenvalue equation.

DOI

10.5642/codee.201410.01.03

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