(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. If f(x) be a differentiable function, such that f(x)f(y) + 2 = f(x) + f(y) + f(xy); f'(0) = 0 & f'(1) = 2, then find f(x).

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried differentiating the given stuff wrt to x and then tried to put in the values given instead of y and find a differential equations by solving which I could get the function.. That didn't work with the stuff tried. Then I went on to substitute y=x and tried to get a differential equation. But I was unable to write f'(x^2)2x in terms of dy/dx.. So, I couldn't go ahead. Also, was it mathematically correct to put in x=y to solve the question?

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