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    help with differential please

    having problems with writing in latex on MHF. so used quicklatex.
    apologies if its a bit cramped.

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    need help with the solution....and any pointers please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by decoy808 View Post
    having problems with writing in latex on MHF. so used quicklatex.
    apologies if its a bit cramped.

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    need help with the solution....and any pointers please.
    Check the progress on the RHS. You changed the power on x.

    (integral)dx / x^5 is not equal to (integral) x / 5 dx

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    okey i have




    can you help me with the rest of the solution from here....im not sure about the algebra with square roots
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    Quote Originally Posted by decoy808 View Post
    okey i have




    can you help me with the rest of the solution from here....im not sure about the algebra with square roots
    Exactly what you did before: divide both sides by 2 and take the square root.

    One correction...you left off the arbitrary constant:
    2y^2 = -(1/(4x^4)) + C

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