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    1st Order DE

    I'm having trouble in approaching this problem
    2x dy + (x^2y^4+1)y dx=0

    Is it an exact equation needing an integration factor...?
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    Write it as

    \dfrac{dy}{dx} +\dfrac{y}{2x} = - \dfrac{x y^5}{2}

    It's Bernoulli.
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    Thanks!
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