The question:

I'm not sure where to start. I tried getting it in a form where I can calculate the integrating factor, but nothing I do seems to work. Any suggestions?

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- December 29th 2010, 07:34 PMGlitchLinear first order ODE question
**The question**:

I'm not sure where to start. I tried getting it in a form where I can calculate the integrating factor, but nothing I do seems to work. Any suggestions? - December 29th 2010, 07:39 PMpickslides
add to both sides, then divide to both sides, does it separate?

- December 29th 2010, 07:41 PMProve It
- December 29th 2010, 07:44 PMGlitch
Thanks guys, I'll give it another shot.

- December 29th 2010, 07:48 PMGlitch
- December 29th 2010, 07:51 PMProve It
You can if you assume that . It's a standard technique.

- December 29th 2010, 07:53 PMGlitch
Ahh, ok. Thanks.

- December 29th 2010, 07:56 PMProve It
I suppose that you could always write it like this...

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You can still use the Integrating Factor Method and then solve the equation using NFL.