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

x(dy/dx) = 2xe^x - y + 6x^2

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I am trying to show this is an exact differential (book has an answer, it must be )

I rearranged the problem to be :

2xe^x - y + 6x^2 dx = x dy

Partial derivatives (using & for that symbol that represents partial)

&m/&y = -1

&m/&x = 1

-1 doesn't equal 1

Any idea where my mistake is?

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# Homework Help: Exact differential

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