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The pie never actually reaches room temperature! 7. 7: Graph of pie temperature vs. time of Example 3. We present another example of Newton’s law of cooling from forensic science. Example 4 In the investigation of a homicide, the time of death is important. 6◦ F. Suppose that when a body is discovered at noon, its temperature is 82◦ F. Two hours later it is 72◦ F. If the temperature of the surroundings is 65◦ F, what was the approximate time of death? ✐ ✐ ✐ ✐ ✐ ✐ “MAIN˙Ed2˙1p˙v02” — 2014/11/8 — 10:49 — page 36 — #49 ✐ 36 ✐ Chapter 1.

4. Some Physical Models Arising as Separable Equations 37 find the amount of salt added to the bucket between time t and time t + ∆t. Each minute, 2 L of solution is added so that in ∆t minutes, 2∆t liters is added. 6∆t) kg. On the other hand, 2∆t liters of solution is withdrawn from the bucket in an interval ∆t. Now at time t the 10 L in the flask contains y(t) kilograms of salt. 2∆t)(y(t)) kilograms of salt if we suppose that the change in the amount of salt y(t) is small in the short period of time ∆t.

What we really need is a method for testing a differential equation for exactness and for constructing the corresponding function F (x, y). Both are contained in the following theorem and its proof. 5. 27) where M and N have continuous first partial derivatives at all points (x, y) in a rectangular domain D. 28) for all (x, y) in D. Remark: The proof of this theorem is rather important, as it not only provides a test for exactness, but also a method of solution for exact differential equations.

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