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Re: differential equation solve

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  • Subject: [mg68862] Re: [mg68821] differential equation solve
  • From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at>
  • Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 03:28:30 -0400 (EDT)
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  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

You must have a definition for y or another variable already assigned
in the same session.
Clear[x,y,r,a]; then solve the equation.

On 8/20/06, elvis <rapstone at> wrote:
> Here we often use mathematica to solve differential equations, when I
> encouter a equation with several constrains I set them to those values.
> But it cannot solve it and have the following warnings:
>     DSolve::deqx: Supplied equations are not differential equations of
> the given functions.
> Give a very simple differential equation here:
>   DSolve[{y'[x] == r*y[x], y[0] == a}, y, x]
> another equation:
> \!\(DSolve[{\(x'\)[t] == r*x[t] \((1 - x[t]\/xm)\), x[0] == x0}, x,
> t]\)
> this face anothe prolbem
> Can anyone help to "solve" this problem for me?
> Thanks!


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