I am having trouble with this equation: I multiplied by y to get a common denominator, but then got stucked there. Can anyone help me?
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Originally Posted by littlesohi I am having trouble with this equation: I multiplied by y to get a common denominator, but then got stucked there. Can anyone help me? Use on the LHS
Okay I did that and got: took the power of e to cancel ln : since this is an initial-value problem y(0) = 3 .. you solved for C and got that C is approx. 2.56 .. but my answer is not quite similar to the one of the back of the book which says
Now use to solve for
Using alternative (and better) notation: Now let so that (notice we can get rid of the modulus because is always positive , where where . And now using your initial condition that . So finally, your solution is .
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