We outline the solution strategies involved in solving second-order, linear, constant coefficient ordinary differential equations, both homogeneous and nonhomogeneous and offer many application and modeling activities.

parameter estimation
non-homogeneous
Spanish
frequency
buoyancy
inverse problem
thrust
underdamped
first passage
spring mash dashpot
real
complex
homogeneous
superposition
parachute
overdamped
critically damped
buoy
quadratic equation
roots
rocket flight