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If $y=e^{\tan -1 x}$, Prove that: $\left(1+x^{2}\right) y_{2}+(2 x-1) y_{1}=0$


Note: $y_{2}$ represents second order derivative i.e. $\frac{d^{2} y}{d x^{2}}$ and $y_{1}=d y / d x$


$y=e^{\tan -1 x} \ldots \ldots$ equation 1

to prove : $\left(1+x^{2}\right) y_{2}+(2 x-1) y_{1}=0$

We notice a second order derivative in the expression to be proved so first take the step to find the second order derivative.

Let’s find $\frac{d^{2} y}{d x^{2}}$

$A S, \frac{d^{2} y}{d x^{2}}=\frac{d}{d x}\left(\frac{d y}{d x}\right)$

So, lets first find $d y / d x$

$\frac{d y}{d x}=\frac{d}{d x} e^{\tan ^{-1} x}$

Using chain rule we will differentiate the above expression

Let $t=\tan ^{-1} x=>\frac{d t}{d x}=\frac{1}{1+x^{2}}\left[\frac{d}{d x} \tan ^{-1} x=\frac{1}{1+x^{2}}\right]$

And $y=e^{t}$

$\frac{\mathrm{dy}}{\mathrm{dx}}=\frac{\mathrm{dy}}{\mathrm{dt}} \frac{\mathrm{dt}}{\mathrm{dx}}$

$\frac{\mathrm{dy}}{\mathrm{dx}}=\mathrm{e}^{\mathrm{t}} \frac{1}{1+\mathrm{x}^{2}}=\frac{\mathrm{e}^{\tan ^{-1} x}}{1+\mathrm{x}^{2}} \ldots \ldots . .$ equation 2

Again differentiating with respect to $x$ applying product rule:

$\frac{\mathrm{d}^{2} \mathrm{y}}{\mathrm{dx}^{2}}=e^{\tan ^{-1}} x \frac{\mathrm{d}}{\mathrm{dx}}\left(\frac{1}{1+\mathrm{x}^{2}}\right)+\frac{1}{1+\mathrm{x}^{2}} \frac{\mathrm{d}}{\mathrm{dx}} \mathrm{e}^{\tan ^{-1} \mathrm{x}}$

Using chain rule we will differentiate the above expression-

$\frac{\mathrm{d}^{2} \mathrm{y}}{\mathrm{dx}^{2}}=\left(\frac{\mathrm{e}^{\tan ^{-1} \mathrm{x}}}{\left(1+\mathrm{x}^{2}\right)^{2}}\right)-\frac{2 \mathrm{xe}^{\tan ^{-1} \mathrm{x}}}{\left(1+\mathrm{x}^{2}\right)^{2}}$ [using equation $\left.2 ; \frac{\mathrm{d}}{\mathrm{dx}}\left(\mathrm{x}^{\mathrm{n}}\right)=\mathrm{nx}^{\mathrm{n}-1} \& \frac{\mathrm{d}}{\mathrm{dx}} \tan ^{-1} \mathrm{x}=\frac{1}{1+\mathrm{x}^{2}}\right]$

$\left(1+x^{2}\right) \frac{d^{2} y}{d x^{2}}=\frac{e^{\tan ^{-1} x}}{1+x^{2}}-\frac{2 x e^{\tan ^{-1} x}}{1+x^{2}}$

$\left(1+x^{2}\right) \frac{d^{2} y}{d x^{2}}=\frac{e^{\tan ^{-1} x}}{1+x^{2}}(1-2 x)$

Using equation 2 :

$\left(1+x^{2}\right) \frac{d^{2} y}{d x^{2}}=\frac{d y}{d x}(1-2 x)$

$\therefore\left(1+x^{2}\right) y_{2}+(2 x-1) y_{1}=0$


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