Solve: No idea how to do this, tried various methods and came up with nothing. Any Suggestions on how to attempt this one?
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Originally Posted by electricalphysics Solve: No idea how to do this, tried various methods and came up with nothing. Any Suggestions on how to attempt this one? If you re-write your ODE as or it's linear in .
or divide top and bottom by and put to turn your equation into a separable one.
Originally Posted by Danny If you re-write your ODE as or it's linear in . Thanks i got it, but When am I to know I must flip the dy/dx to make x(y)? Is it because of the particular form of the ODE ?
Originally Posted by electricalphysics Thanks i got it, but When am I to know I must flip the dy/dx to make x(y)? Is it because of the particular form of the ODE ? When it works! Many mathematics problems are solved by "try this and if it doesn't work try that". The important thing is to try.
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