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Homework Help: Separable Differential Equation

  1. Feb 21, 2006 #1
    Hello,
    Yes, this is for a class - but it is simply a high school homework assignment.
    I am solving for v. (This is only part of the homework problem, BTW).
    http://mlowery.t35.com/AP_4_1a.jpg [Broken]
    My question is particularly concerned with the last two lines. On the final line, is the [tex]-64/5[/tex] necessary?

    Thanks,
    Mitchell
     
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  3. Feb 21, 2006 #2

    quasar987

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    of course. you can verify that otherwise, the original differential equation is not satisfied.
     
  4. Feb 22, 2006 #3
    Thanks man. I guess I just wasn't thinking.

    BTW, I am very impressed by these forums. It is a great resource and there are many interesting things to read.

    Thanks,
    Mitchell
     
  5. Feb 22, 2006 #4

    quasar987

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    It's great. There are so many knowledgable people around. I sometimes feel like I'm learning more here than I do at school for 3000$ a year. :grumpy:
     
  6. Feb 22, 2006 #5
    Haha, I guess I will find out next year.
     
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