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    Need 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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    Re: Need help getting started

    How about doing this
     \frac{x dx}{(x^2+y^2)^{3/2}} = - \frac{y dy}{(x^2+y^2)^{3/2}}
    multiply both sides by  (x^2+y^2)^{3/2}
    to get
     x dx = - y dy

    or

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