# Homework Help: Tricky ODE

1. May 9, 2010

### Malmstrom

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
Solve the following ODE:
$$x^3y'-2y+2x=0$$

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

3. The attempt at a solution

2. May 9, 2010

### gabriels-horn

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.