Method of integrating factors

by delve
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delve is offline
Dec5-09, 12:13 PM
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Is there a method of integrating factors for differential equations of power 2 or higher?
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g_edgar is offline
Dec5-09, 12:41 PM
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"power" in the sense of second or higher derivatives? Probably not. Integrating factors are for first-order DEs.
kosovtsov is offline
Dec5-09, 03:01 PM
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Integrating factors are are suit for any order ODEs, see, e.g.,

Knowing integrating factor allows to reduce the ODE order.

delve is offline
Dec5-09, 04:16 PM
P: 34

Method of integrating factors

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