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Iterative Systems of Difference Equations

  1. Mar 10, 2010 #1
    If one were to solve an iterative system, how would they do so. I'm studying them, and am wondering how to find fixed points?
    For example, say I have [tex]x_{n+1}[/tex]=[tex]x_{n}^{2}[/tex] and was looking at fixed points how would I do so. I'm studying fixed points and attracting and repelling.
     
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  3. Mar 11, 2010 #2

    tiny-tim

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    Hi kathrynag! :smile:

    (try using the X2 tag just above the Reply box :wink:)

    At a fixed point, you can put xn = xn+1

    in your example, the fixed points will be x = 0 or 1. :smile:
     
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