Calculus, 10th Edition (Anton)

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ISBN 10: 0-47064-772-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-47064-772-1

Chapter 8 - Mathematical Modeling With Differential Equations - 8.1 Modeling With Differential Equations - Exercises Set 8.1 - Page 566: 5



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A second-order differential equation is an equation whose highest derivative is the second derivative. $(\frac{dy}{dx})^2$ is not the second derivative, it is the first derivative squared. The highest derivative is first, making it a first-order differential equation.
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