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Solving partial differential equation

  1. Sep 6, 2014 #1
    Hi all ,

    I would like to solve the following partial differential equation.

    (∂α/∂t)=G[sub(α)] *(a'-a)

    I attached the equation and solution here as an image.
    I dont know how it was derived.

    I hope someone can help me

    Attached Files:

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  3. Sep 6, 2014 #2

    What have you tried in attempting to solve the problem?
  4. Sep 6, 2014 #3
    none yet....The article that I am reading just gave the equation and the answer but no detailed solution
  5. Sep 6, 2014 #4
    What is the article? The context of the equation? What is it trying to tell you?
  6. Sep 7, 2014 #5
    And: how much do you know about differential equations?
    can you find the following properties:
    ODE or PDE?
    linear or nonlinear?
    dependent variable?
    independent variable?
    Classifying the equation will narrow down your solution methods.
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