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fran1942
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Jan24-12, 04:38 PM
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Hello, regarding the differential equation: "dy/dx = -x/y"
The general solution is y^2+x^2 = c.

I am wondering why it is expressed this way instead of "y=-x^2+c" ?
I thought you had to seperate the x and y to opposite sides of the equation ?

Thanks for any help.
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