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

dy/dx = (x + 3y)/(x - y)

A) Solve the Differential Eqn

B) Draw a Direction Field and some integral curves. Are they symmetric w/ respect to the origin?

2. Relevant equations

I believe i solved the equation correctly, but i dont know how to draw the direction fields and integral curves. I tried plotting y v. y' in order to create the resulting direction field and integral curves, but i dont know what it looks like.

*Also, how do I integrate the left side? I just used an online calculator to get the answer, but i would like to know how to solve this

3. The attempt at a solution

A) After dividing by x and substituting v = y/x:

(1 + 3v)/(1 - v) = xv' + v

v' = (1/x)( (1 + 3v)/(1 - v) - v )

* (1-3v)/(1+3v) - 1/v dv = dx/x

After integrating and solving for c:

C = (2/3)ln(3y/x + 1) - y/x -ln(y/x) - ln(x)

Also, y = -x

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# Homework Help: Homogenous Diff. Eqn

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