# I have some questions about ODE

1. Aug 30, 2008

### prison-rat

2. Aug 30, 2008

### tiny-tim

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Hi prison-rat! Welcome to PF!

Show us what you've done and where you're stuck, and then we'll know how to help you!

3. Aug 31, 2008

### prison-rat

4. Aug 31, 2008

### HallsofIvy

Staff Emeritus
You are fine until 2b
$$\int \frac{dy}{1- 2y}\ne ln(1- 2y)+ C$$
Let u= 1- 2y and substitute.

5. Aug 31, 2008

### HallsofIvy

Staff Emeritus
Numbers 3 and 4 look fairly standard. Do you know what an "exact differential" is?

For number 4, notice that there are no odd powers in the characteristic equation.