Definition of particular solution in English:

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particular solution

noun

Mathematics
The most general form of the solution of a differential equation, containing arbitrary constants.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: par·tic·u·lar so·lu·tion

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