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Differential equation

  1. Sep 6, 2009 #1
    I'm having problems solving this differential equation:

    x*dy/dx-2*y=(x^2)*cos(x)

    y(pi/2)=0

    Thanks
     
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  3. Sep 6, 2009 #2

    Astronuc

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    Re: Intro. to Differential Equations

    Can one think of a way that xy'-2y looks like the derivative of a quotient?
     
  4. Sep 6, 2009 #3

    rock.freak667

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    you can always divide by x and then you know....integrating factor it
     
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