Find the degree of the differential equation y”-12cosec y=0.

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Find the degree of the differential equation y”-12cosec y=0.
 
(a) 1
 
(b) 2
 
(c) 4
 
(d) Not defined
 
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Asked question is from Differential Equations Basics-1 topic in division Differential Equations of Mathematics – Class 12
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 11 months ago

Right answer is (a) 1
 
The best explanation: The highest order derivative in this D.E is y”. The given D.E is a polynomial equation in y”. Therefore, the degree of the D.E is the power raised to y” which is 1.