# Mathematics - Calculus

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I need to find the orthogonal trajectories of the family of curves, y = 1/(x+c) where k is an arbitrary constant.

So far, I had figured on c = (1/y) - x

m1 = -1/(x^2 + (1/y) - x)

m2 = x^2 + (1/y) - x

I don't know how to figure beyond that. Probably because those were calculated wrong. Please show me how it's done. Thank you.

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y = 1/(x + c)

Differentiating with respect to x, we get dy/dx = -1/(x + c)^2

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Orthogonal trajectories of a family of curves is determined. A complete, neat and step-by-step solution is provided in the attached file.

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