(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Find a particular solution to this IVP:

dy/dx = 1 - 2y

y(0) = 5/2

2. The attempt at a solution

I find -0.5 *ln (1- 2y) = x + C

However, y = 5/2 gives ln(-4), which is a problem....Have I done something wrong? Any suggestions please? How to find a family of solutions that would be defined for the given point? Thank you.

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# Homework Help: Differential equation IVP

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