# (a) Show that if depends only on the product xy, that is,

## Problem 15E Chapter 2.5

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Problem 15E

(a) Show that if  depends only on the product xy, that is,

then the equation  has an integrating factor of the form µ (xy) Give the general formula for µ (xy).

(b) Use your answer to part (a) to find an implicit solution to

satisfying the initial condition y (1) = 1.

Step-by-Step Solution:

Step 1 :

In this problem we have to find the integrating factor.

Consider

and also given that

Let be an integrating factor

Multiplying in equation (1)

This equation exact

Step 2 :

Then

Then

Step 3 :

.’.

This is the general form of the integrating factor.

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