# Thread: Having a dumb moment, solve this differential equation

1. ## Having a dumb moment, solve this differential equation

$y' = y + y^2 + 1/x$

..?

Pretty sure this is like, 2nd year stuff but I have no idea what to do here!

2. Originally Posted by Deadstar
$y' = y + y^2 + 1/x$

..?

Pretty sure this is like, 2nd year stuff but I have no idea what to do here!
Read this: Riccati equation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

3. Originally Posted by mr fantastic
Cheers, funnily enough I now remember linking someone to that page when they asked a similar question...