For an equation of the type \(y' = p(x)y + q(x)y^n\), called a Bernoulli Equation, we can use the special substitution \(v = y^{1n}\), which will turn the equation into a linear equation.
Note: This technique uses integrating factors in order to solve the resulting linear equation.
Here are several good videos explaining the theory of how and why this substitution works.
video by PatrickJMT 

video by Engineer4Free 

video by MIT OCW 

Practice
Unless otherwise instructed, solve these Bernoulli Equations. Give your answers in exact form.
\(y' =(A\cos t+B)yy^3\)
Problem Statement 

Solve the Bernoulli Equation \(y' =(A\cos t+B)yy^3\)
Solution 

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\(t^2y'+2tyy^3=0\)
Problem Statement 

Solve the Bernoulli Equation \(t^2y'+2tyy^3=0\)
Solution 

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\(y'+xy=xy^2\)
Problem Statement 

Solve the Bernoulli Equation \(y'+xy=xy^2\)
Solution 

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\(\displaystyle{ xy'+y=\frac{1}{y^2} }\)
Problem Statement 

Solve the Bernoulli Equation \(\displaystyle{ xy'+y=\frac{1}{y^2} }\)
Solution 

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\(\displaystyle{ \frac{dy}{dx} + y = xy^4 }\)
Problem Statement 

Solve the Bernoulli Equation \(\displaystyle{ \frac{dy}{dx} + y = xy^4 }\)
Solution 

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\(\displaystyle{ \frac{dy}{dx} = \sqrt{y}  y; y(0) = 9 }\)
Problem Statement 

Solve the Bernoulli Equation \(\displaystyle{ \frac{dy}{dx} = \sqrt{y}  y; y(0) = 9 }\)
Solution 

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\(\displaystyle{ \frac{dy}{dx}  \frac{1}{x}y = xy^2 }\)
Problem Statement 

Solve the Bernoulli Equation \(\displaystyle{ \frac{dy}{dx}  \frac{1}{x}y = xy^2 }\)
Solution 

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\(\displaystyle{ y' + \frac{2}{x}y = x^9y^5; y(1) = 1 }\)
Problem Statement 

Solve the Bernoulli Equation \(\displaystyle{ y' + \frac{2}{x}y = x^9y^5; y(1) = 1 }\)
Solution 

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\( y' = y(1 + xy^2) \)
Problem Statement 

Solve the Bernoulli Equation \( y' = y(1 + xy^2) \)
Solution 

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\(\displaystyle{ y' + \frac{4}{x} y = x^3y^2 }\)
Problem Statement 

Solve the Bernoulli Equation \(\displaystyle{ y' + \frac{4}{x} y = x^3y^2 }\)
Solution 

This problem was solved by three different people. We include all three videos here.
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\( y' + 2xy = xy^3 \)
Problem Statement 

Solve the Bernoulli Equation \( y' + 2xy = xy^3 \)
Solution 

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\(\displaystyle{ y' + \frac{1}{t}y = ty^3 }\)
Problem Statement 

Solve the Bernoulli Equation \(\displaystyle{ y' + \frac{1}{t}y = ty^3 }\)
Solution 

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\(\displaystyle{ \frac{dy}{dt} = 2y + y^5; y(0) = 1 }\)
Problem Statement 

Solve the Bernoulli Equation \(\displaystyle{ \frac{dy}{dt} = 2y + y^5; y(0) = 1 }\)
Solution 

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Unless otherwise instructed, solve these Bernoulli Equations. Give your answers in exact form.