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    Diffe Q vs Calc III

    Which is easier? I have heard different things from different people. Some told me Diffe Q was easy and actually fun, and I've been told Calc III is the easiest calc class.



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    Re: Diffe Q vs Calc III


    I thought trig was hard.


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    Re: Diffe Q vs Calc III

    I thought Calc III was relatively easy.



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    Re: Diffe Q vs Calc III

    Calc III. Diffy Q was brutal...and now that I am studying for the FE exam, I realized how little I actually learned in that class.

    If you are required to take DQ, dont take it with smiley! Although, i did alright in the class, I know a lot of my fairly smart friends did not.



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    Re: Diffe Q vs Calc III

    Calc III for me by a longshot....I could see a direct application to what i was doing



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    Re: Diffe Q vs Calc III

    It really depends on who your teacher is. Did anyone have this guy: Powered by Google Docs



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    Re: Diffe Q vs Calc III

    There's actually two different Diff Eq. classes. One, which I think is 265, is a little easier and another 267 which is a little harder because it covers LaPlace transforms. I know most engineering majors require 267 while other majors only require 265. I still think Diff Eq was easier because my professor spoke English.



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    Re: Diffe Q vs Calc III

    Quote Originally Posted by dtclones View Post
    There's actually two different Diff Eq. classes. One, which I think is 265, is a little easier and another 267 which is a little harder because it covers LaPlace transforms. I know most engineering majors require 267 while other majors only require 265. I still think Diff Eq was easier because my professor spoke English.
    When I was in school 267 was DiffEq (and required for engineers), but 265 was calc 3.



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    Re: Diffe Q vs Calc III

    Quote Originally Posted by LindenCy View Post
    When I was in school 267 was DiffEq (and required for engineers), but 265 was calc 3.
    That might be right. I know there are two separate Diff Eq classes though.



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    Re: Diffe Q vs Calc III

    Calc III definitely easier.. and I recommend taking Calc III before Diff EQ, although some people will say it doesn't matter. IMO, it matters enough to be a nuisance if you take Diff EQ before taking Calc III. <---- from personal experience



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    Re: Diffe Q vs Calc III

    Dif EQ is way easier. You basically spend an entire semester learning 1 equation.



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    Re: Diffe Q vs Calc III

    hhhmmm I wills stick with Calc for business



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    Re: Diffe Q vs Calc III

    haha so far it looks completely even



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    Re: Diffe Q vs Calc III

    I thought Diff Eq was much easier, and yes it actually was fun! I thought it was by far the easiest of the 4 calc engineering classes.



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    Re: Diffe Q vs Calc III

    Ahhh, DEQ. A whole semester of solving equations that can't be solved.



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