Quote by Filip Larsen
In b) you only need to calculate the population after one year, i.e. with n = 1 calculate x_{1} = A^{1} x_{0} = A x_{0}. No need for eigenvalues yet.
Also, your characteristic equation (before you start using matlab) is not entirely correct.

what do you mean by "Also, your characteristic equation (before you start using matlab) is not entirely correct."?