The problem asks me to solve the following ordinary differential equation for y(x):(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

y'(x) = cos[y(x)-x]

I have tried multiple methods to solve this equation, including expressing the O.D.E. in its complex form. I also tried expanding the O.D.E. using the angle difference identity

cos[y(x)-x] = cos[y(x)]cos[x]+sin[y(x)]sin[x]

However, I can't seem to find a way to seperate the variables nor do I see an alternative method to solve this O.D.E.

Any help you can give to lead me in the right direction would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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# Homework Help: Ordrinary Differential Equation Problem

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