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Homework Help: Differential Equation

  1. Jan 30, 2009 #1

    The only way we've been taught to solve differential equations so far is, separation of variables method, exact equation, bernoulli equation, homogeneous, and we're about to start special integrating factor.

    I can't seem to get the equation into any of the first forms listed. Which leads me to believe its a special integrating factor problem. Or am I incorrect in this assumption?
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  3. Jan 30, 2009 #2
    I would say try substitution v = y-2x
  4. Jan 30, 2009 #3


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    Why don't you try a change of variable v=y-2*x+3 before resorting to extreme measures? It looks dead simple to me.
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