Hi guys,

Have the equation

Show that

I've tried a couple of methods, but cannot get to that solution. Maybe my algebra is a little of, unless I got it totally wrong, thanks again.

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- November 28th 2010, 07:11 AMMattWTFirst order nonlinear ordinary diff eqn
Hi guys,

Have the equation

Show that

I've tried a couple of methods, but cannot get to that solution. Maybe my algebra is a little of, unless I got it totally wrong, thanks again.

- November 28th 2010, 07:20 AMTheEmptySet
- November 28th 2010, 07:22 AMharish21

- November 28th 2010, 07:32 AMHallsofIvy
But apparently this problem does not ask you to

**solve**the problem, only to verify that the given function satisfies the conditions. That is much easier than solving. (For example, it would be difficult to solve the equation but very easy to verify that x= 1 is a solution.)

Given that it is easy to verify that . Its derivative is and it is easy to verify that . - November 28th 2010, 10:45 AMKrizalid
that's something that we discuss with my people too.

since it says "show," to me at least it's like "prove," so in order to do what you mean, it should be "verify."