Science:Math Exam Resources/Courses/MATH102/December 2014/Question C 02 (a)
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Question C 02 (a) 

The graphs to the right show two functions, where , and . Suppose that is the concentration of a substance involved in a chemical reaction and satisfies the equation Calculate the steady states of the differential equation (show your work). 
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Hint 

A Steady state is a state in which a system is not changing. So it is calculated by setting and find the solution . 
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Solution 

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Please rate my easiness! It's quick and helps everyone guide their studies. By the definition of steady state, we look for the value of such that Thus we need to solve Substitute values of , and and simplify the expression, we obtain which gives are the steady states. 