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Matlab Difference Equation Loop?

  1. Sep 19, 2012 #1
    Trying to make a three line loop that would differentiate x2√4x+1 to the nth term starting from the original function (n=0) to the 5th derivative (n=5) and then substitute 2 into the derivatives. Here's what I got

    f = @(x) x2√4x+1
    For n=[0:5] - As the nth term goes from 0 to 5

    Matlab says that the nth term must be an actual scalar number instead of a variable. I want the nth term to change so how can I do that?
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  3. Sep 19, 2012 #2


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    for n = 0:5
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