ERIC Number: EJ1013167
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
On Solving Linear Recurrences
Dobbs, David E.
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v44 n2 p310-315 2013
A direct method is given for solving first-order linear recurrences with constant coefficients. The limiting value of that solution is studied as "n to infinity." This classroom note could serve as enrichment material for the typical introductory course on discrete mathematics that follows a calculus course.
Descriptors: Mathematics, Mathematical Formulas, Introductory Courses, Mathematics Instruction, Validity, Mathematical Logic, College Mathematics, Problem Solving
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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