I curiously never had a problem solving Seperable Equations in the Seperable Equations chapter of the Boyce/Diprima book. I am the kind of person who likes to do things the long way, and encountered a problem solving for an Integrating Factor(Linear ODE, NOT EXACT) the long proofy way. I tend not to use the (e^(INT)p(x)dx) formula. Formulas are too easy to forget.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

In solving for the integrating factor, I came upon an easy seperable equation of course! I split this one up a little differently than usually, still correctly I think? I came up with an answer that differs from the formula approach.

Is the 1/3 absorbed by the constant or something?

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Thanks,

Dane

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# Seperable Differential Equations, Multiplicative Constant Confusion! Help Clarify!

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