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anonymous

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Hi, I would like to request help on the following difference equation problem. What is a solution of the first order difference equation y(k+1) = y(k) + 5?

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    This is just a recurrence relation. There is no explicit solution if you don't have a known value (i.e. y(0)=y_0). The solution should be of the form y(k)=y_0+5k

  2. anonymous
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    You know this because the recurrence relation is arithmetic in nature.

  3. anonymous
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    Thank you Hankymei very much!

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