Concerning the IVP dy/dx = (1 + y^(2)*sinx)/(y(2cosx - 1)) with y(0) = 1(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Let f(x,y) = (1 + y^(2)*sinx)/(y(2cosx - 1)). Find a rectangular region in the plane, centred at the point (0,1) and on which the two functions f and f_y are continuous. Explain why the problem has a unique solution on some interval containing 0.

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