Can anyone please explain what steps I need to take to solve this problem? I'm having difficulties even beginning it.

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- Feb 18th 2013, 02:51 PMcolerelm1Need help getting started
Can anyone please explain what steps I need to take to solve this problem? I'm having difficulties even beginning it.

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Thanks - Feb 18th 2013, 02:59 PMjakncokeRe: Need help getting started
How about doing this

$\displaystyle \frac{x dx}{(x^2+y^2)^{3/2}} = - \frac{y dy}{(x^2+y^2)^{3/2}} $

multiply both sides by $\displaystyle (x^2+y^2)^{3/2} $

to get

$\displaystyle x dx = - y dy $

or

$\displaystyle - \frac{x^2}{2} + c = \frac{y^2}{2} $