Can anyone solve the Abel differential equation

x y \frac{dy}{dx} = x + y

It looks so easy (Shake)

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- Dec 24th 2008, 11:17 AMJesterhelp with a differential equation
Can anyone solve the Abel differential equation

x y \frac{dy}{dx} = x + y

It looks so easy (Shake) - Dec 24th 2008, 10:16 PMRapha
- Dec 25th 2008, 05:31 AMmr fantastic
- Dec 25th 2008, 06:46 AMJester
- Dec 25th 2008, 03:22 PMmr fantastic
In the meantime, you might have a read of http://www.cecm.sfu.ca/CAG/papers/edgardoEJAM04.pdf

- Dec 25th 2008, 03:44 PMJester
- Dec 26th 2008, 06:30 PMHallsofIvy
Generally speaking, equations that have attracted enough interest to be given their own names are

**very**difficult!