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I'm really at a dead end here guys, any help is massively appreciated.... For the iteration of Z to Z^2 what effect does the starting point have? What are the rules for behaviours of quadratic iterations? What causes it to be chaotic, invariant, cyclic (1,2,3,n), divergent and convergent? Basically Z is any complex number and the iteration is to square it. So if Z0 (initial point) is 1 (1+oi) then we would sqaure it. Then sqaure that answer. Then sqaure that answer. And etc. Obviously in that case it is invariant but I dont know what causes it to be chaotic or cyclic.. Any advice please!

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