1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

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.
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Tricky ODE
  1. Tricky ODE system (Replies: 11)

  2. Some Tricky ODE's (Replies: 8)

  3. A tricky ODE (Replies: 1)

Loading...