# How to correctly use Dsolve?

how can I Plot these Equations?

1)

(x-y[x])y'[x]== x+y[x]

2)

Sol = DSolve[{1/r^2*D[r^2*ψ[r], r] + Subscript[ν, ct] ψ[r] == 0, ψ[r0] == ψ0/(r0^2 Ω)},
ψ[r], r] /. r0 -> 0 /. Subscript[ν, ct] -> 1/λct;

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Please write your first expression in Mathematica format. Also, if you wish to plot an expression, you must define all constants. Please include their values in your question.
– bbgodfrey
Oct 2 at 14:19

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Oct 2 at 15:07

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– Louis
Oct 2 at 15:07

how did you figure out dsolve and not the even simpler Plot? Plot[ψ[r]/.First@sol /. ψ0->1/.Ω->1/.λct->1,{r,0,1}]
– george2079
Oct 2 at 15:44

the first one is a bit more challenging as the solution is given in implicit form. You can use ContourPlot to plot the result
– george2079
Oct 2 at 15:54

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sol=DSolve[(x-y[x])y'[x]== x+y[x],y[x],x]

ContourPlot [ Evaluate@(First@sol/.C[1]->0/.y[x]->y) ,{x,0,2}, {y,-1,5}]

ContourPlot [ Evaluate@Table[First@sol/.C[1]->i/.y[x]->y,{i,-2,2 }] ,{x,0,2}, {y,-1,5}]

incidentally, this throws a spurious unable to solve warning.. (yet shows the plot just fine anyway ).

Edit: here is how to do it cleanly..

sol = DSolve[(x – y[x]) y'[x] == x + y[x], y[x], x]
sol = (List @@ sol)[[1]] /. y[x] -> y /. C[1] -> i
ContourPlot[Evaluate[Table[sol, {i, -2, 2}]], {x, 0, 2}, {y, -1, 5}]