Hi, i need to know how to solve this ODE. Please see the attachment. The solution is 2logx but i don't know to get it. Any help would be much appreciated. thanks

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- Jan 16th 2009, 11:27 AM #1

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- Jan 16th 2009, 11:35 AM #2

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Let . This should reduce it to a 1st order ODE of the form:

Which can be written:

You can solve this for using an integrating factor! Giving a solution of the form:

Then remember that:

Also, can I ask why you used instead of if it's an ODE? is reserved for PDEs, or Partial Differential Equations... ie... Differential Equations of functions of more than 1 variable.

- Jan 16th 2009, 01:42 PM #3

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