Solve the initial value problem y'=-y/2+t, y(0)=0 by the method of successive approximations.

## Solve the initial value problem?

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# 1 Answer

You have to repeat the same steps as it shown in the previous problem. You will come up with Taylor expansion for function y(t) = 4e^{-t/2} +2(t-2) which is the solution of your equation. You can checkm it by solving your euqation directly: y_{0}(t)
= C e^{-t/2} is the solution for homogeneous eqaution y' = -y/2 and y_{1}(t) = 2t-4 is the oarticular solution of your inhomogeneous equation. C = 4 is adjusted to satisfy to the initial condition y(0) = 0.