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Homework Help: Tricky ODE

  1. May 9, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Solve the following ODE:
    [tex] x^3y'-2y+2x=0 [/tex]


    2. Relevant equations
    The solution should be a function continuous in R \ {0}.


    3. The attempt at a solution
    Pretty helpless about this one.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. May 9, 2010 #2
    First, get the ODE into standard form by moving the x variables to the right-hand side of the equation. From there you should be able to classify the first-order ODE as one of the special cases and solve for it.
     
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