Re: A "singular" equation

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg14725] Re: A "singular" equation*From*: "Kevin J. McCann" <kevinmccann at Home.com>*Date*: Wed, 11 Nov 1998 17:53:32 -0500*Organization*: @Home Network*References*: <728ke6$ego@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Not on W95: In[39]:=DSolve[(1-x^2)y'[x]^2==(1-y[x]^2),y[x],x] Out[39]={{y[x] -> (x - Sqrt[-1 + x^2] + x*C[1]^2 + Sqrt[-1 + x^2]*C[1]^2)/(2*C[1])}} Patrick McLean wrote in message <728ke6$ego at smc.vnet.net>... >Trying to solve an ode ("Euler's" equation) Mathematica consistently >crashes as follows: > >% math >Mathematica 3.0 for Solaris >Copyright 1988-96 Wolfram Research, Inc. > -- Terminal graphics initialized -- > >In[1]:= DSolve[(1-x^2)y'[x]^2==(1-y[x]^2),y[x],x] Bus Error (core >dumped) >% > >This seems pretty bad form, I must say. >