# Math Help - finding general solution

1. ## finding general solution

find the general solution for the differential equation:

$y' = (x+y)^2$

2. Originally Posted by jmedsy
find the general solution for the differential equation:

$y' = (x+y)^2$
Substitute $v = x + y$. Note that $\frac{dy}{dx} = \frac{dv}{dx} - 1$.

3. Originally Posted by mr fantastic
Substitute $v = x + y$. Note that $\frac{dy}{dx} = \frac{dv}{dx} - 1$.
I understand, thanks.