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Problem 4 Easy Difficulty

Determine whether the differential equation is linear.
$ \frac {dR}{dt} + t \cos R = e^{-t} $

Answer

This is not a linear differential equation

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we know the formula for first order linear differential equation as D y o ver de ax plus p of x times. Why is Q backs? This is the formula listing the taxpayer. Now, in this context, you can see that we have a co sign of our term right next to the teak sits t co sign of our. Because of the specific term, we can conclude that this is not a linear differential equation because this doesn't fall. The formula that I outlined there's also listed in the textbook.