Iterative Systems of Difference Equations

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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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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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