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Date Created: 09/28/15
Lecture Notes for Math 170 Ideas in Mathematics Spring 2007 by Nathanael Leedom Ackerman January 19 2007 1 TALK SLOWLY AND WRITE NEATLY AND BIG 2 1 TALK SLOWLY AND WRITE NEATLY AND BIG 2 Review Recall from last time a discrete dynamical system is a way to model some behavior lt is done by nding a series of numbers 130131 related by a formula of the form Pn fltPn1 Further De nition 201 Let PnH We then say a state a is an equilibrium if a a and De nition 202 We say a is an unstable equilibrium of Pn fltPn1 if a a and for all su ioiently small 6 P0 a 6 implies limrH00 Pn y a 3 CHAOS 3 3 Chaos De nition 303 ln mathematics chaos is when a small change in initial conditions leads to a large change in outcome Describe the Butter y effect 0 Term coined by Edward Lorenz in 1963 o Phrase was One meteorologist remarked that if the theory were correct7 one flap of a seagull7s wings could change the course of weather forever77 Discuss errors and repeated calculations using a calcula tor l Population Formula l Give population formula PnH ltl gt explain about predators 3 CHAOS 4 Say we want to consider maps where we stay in the in terval 0 1 so we can consider it as a of the maximum possible population We want to discuss this over time One way is to simply write a computer program which spits out values How ever we want a pictorial representation of what is going 011 Functions 0 De ne what a function is 0 De ne it as a black box 0 Make connection to black box of probability 0 Range of a function Domain of a function l Graphing Functions l 3 CHAOS 5 0 De ne what a graph of a function 0 Go through an example Web Diagrams 0 Explain the relation of the graph to the dynamical system 0 Draw the 13 y line 0 Go step by step though the case of the exponential 0 Go step by step through a case where A g 1 so everything is below 13 y Observe that if A g 4 then everything Observe period points if A gt 33 Go through the isosolese triangle and cycles with a web


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