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A very small country town has a population that can be grouped according to three categories: adults teenagers and children.
Each year statistics show that:
Children are born at the rate of 4% of the adult population
12% of children become teenagers
15% of teenagers become adults
0.5% of children die
3% of teenagers die
8% of adults die
Presuming that the town started with 350 children, 640 teenagers and 2100 adults, find how many there will be of each category after 10 years.

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The numbers are relatively easy to figure out. But how to set up the transition matrix ...

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