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    Flow Lines of vector Field

    Hi, am studying for final exam and have come across a problem i haven't seen before and am having some trouble here;

    Calculate the flow line curve c(t) to the vector field F= (x,-y) which passes through the point (1,2).

    I know that c'(t) = F(c(t)) For c(t) to be a flowline, do i have to solve a Differential equation here? What is best way of doin this problem?

    Any help will be much appreciated.

    Cheers,
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    Quote Originally Posted by monster View Post
    Hi, am studying for final exam and have come across a problem i haven't seen before and am having some trouble here;

    Calculate the flow line curve c(t) to the vector field F= (x,-y) which passes through the point (1,2).

    I know that c'(t) = F(c(t)) For c(t) to be a flowline, do i have to solve a Differential equation here? What is best way of doin this problem?

    Any help will be much appreciated.

    Cheers,
    see here. it is pretty ,much the same as your problem. just a different point
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