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1st ODE integration help

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i kind of get how to do normal ODEs but this one would have a function in terms of y and x that i would have to intergrate as the intergrating factor - i don't think this is the right way to go.
 
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Defennder
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Have you learnt what is an exact differential equation?
 
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i think so
 
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Defennder
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Well, then you should know how to solve this. That was essentially how to solve it. Find the potential function.
 
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hmmm - myabe not then - do you have a good link for how to learn how to slove this sort of equation? wikipedia isnt too helpfull
 
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thanks - they are spot on.
 

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