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Non-linear difference equation transformation

  1. Jul 21, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    The problem is tough to type out correctly. Pasting problem statement image

    http://postimg.org/image/a0r92a0wl/

    http://postimg.org/image/a0r92a0wl/


    3. The attempt at a solution

    I just need to know how to proceed with the problem. Not the answer. This is the scan of my attempt.
    http://postimg.org/image/uun8gt2sz/

    http://postimg.org/image/uun8gt2sz/

    I stuck about how i eliminate the x and y terms. I thought replacing it with GP series sum would help but it unnecessarily introduces a restriction on x and y.

    Is the initial process in my worked out solution correct?
    if not what direction do you suggest ?
     
    Last edited: Jul 21, 2013
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  3. Jul 21, 2013 #2
    .bump. either the question is tough or i ll have to type up the problem as they cant be bothered to see the images ...or question is too easy ..
     
  4. Jul 21, 2013 #3

    rude man

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    I suggest posting this in the 'calculus & beyond' section. This definitely does not belong under the rubric 'introductory physics'.
     
  5. Jul 21, 2013 #4

    micromass

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    I have to say that every time somebody links to an image which contains the problem statement and solution, I ignore the post.
     
  6. Jul 21, 2013 #5
    Well not everyone is comfortable with latex and well some equations are just easier to write out. Each to his own I guess. Ill type them out if i can
     
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