(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. rewrite the following equation as two first order ODE's

x'' + 2(x^(2) - 2).x' + x = 0

2. Relevant equations

This is what I have so far:

x'' + 2(x^(2) - 2) . x' + x = 0

x'' = - 2(x^(2) - 2) . x' - x

x' = y

y' = -2(x(^2)-2). y - x

Are these correct?

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# Homework Help: Rewrite equation as two first order ODE's Help Needed

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