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Welcome! Inquiry-Oriented Differential Equations is a first course in differential equations focused on understanding of the big ideas in first order, second order, and systems of differential equations. Topics covered include solving ODEs; numerical, analytic and graphical solution methods; solutions and spaces of solutions; linear systems; linearization; qualitative analysis of both ODEs and linear systems of ODEs; structures of solution spaces.

In this site you will find student materials, teacher materials, links to relevant projects, and contact information for the IODE Team (Chris Rasmussen, Karen Allen Keene, Justin Dunmyre, and Nicholas Fortune). If you have questions, please check our "People" page for our email addresses! For questions on how to cite the materials or information on the Creative Commons license for the materials see the Licensure & How to Cite tab.

If you wish to access teacher materials, which are protected content, please fill out this form. Within 2-5 days you will receive an email from either Karen Keene or Nicholas Fortune from North Carolina State University with the password that protects the teacher materials.

This project was supported by the NSF (DUE #1431641).



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