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is it true that a exact differential equation is for two independent variable whereas linear differential equation is for one variable?

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is it true that a exact differential equation is for two independent variable whereas linear differential equation is for one variable?

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No, it's not. The fact is that it is so easy to switch a

is it true that a exact differential equation is for two independent variable whereas linear differential equation is for one variable?

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The exception to that is something like [itex]dy= [(2x^2y+ sin(x))]dx[/itex] where

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But the solution to df=0 is f(x,y)=c so in a sense x and y are not independent variables but they are connected by the equation f(x,y)=c.

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