Definition of particular solution in English:

particular solution

Line breaks: par|ticu|lar so¦lu|tion

noun

Mathematics
A form of the solution of a differential equation with specific values assigned to the arbitrary constants.
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  • We can verify by substitution that two particular solutions of the difference equation are possible, Q n = 1 for all n and Q n = (q/p) n, and therefore the linear combination of these two particular solutions is also a solution,
  • However, a particular solution, valid for many types of fluid flow, was one of the key ingredients in the discovery of the basic principles of flight.
  • The very fact of the non-uniqueness of a particular solution to a complex problem qualifies the whole idea of ‘perfection’.

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