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Is y_1 = 1 and y_2 = root t solutions of the eqn: yy'' + (y')^2 = 0 ?

first solution works (i already verified)

2nd solution i get this:

(1/2)t^(-1) + (1/4)t^(1/4) which does not equal zero.

is this correct so far? the thing that confuses me is the question tells me to "verfiy that they are solutions" but one of them isnt. Either i mutiplied exponents incorrectly, or y_2 is not a solution.

thanks for any help.

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Verifying a solution to a DE (please check my work)

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