Problem: I have rearranged the equation to put it in exact form, resulting in the equation: After that I found my and This leads to a complicated integrating factor of Am I on the correct track?
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Originally Posted by cheme Problem: I have rearranged the equation to put it in exact form, resulting in the equation: After that I found my and This leads to a complicated integrating factor of Am I on the correct track? Dividing throughout by , we get The integrating factor is: (Note that this isn't an exact differential equation as .)
Last edited by alexmahone; September 12th 2011 at 04:54 PM. Reason: Further simplification
I did not see to divide through by 2x. If I do that, isn't it just a separable equation?
Originally Posted by cheme I did not see to divide through by 2x. If I do that, isn't it just a separable equation? Yes, this is a separable equation.
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