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**Nils-Ake****Member**- Registered: 2008-04-15
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I have just realized

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

From your table we get the difference equation,

with

when solved for we get

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**Nils-Ake****Member**- Registered: 2008-04-15
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Thanks bobby I think the symmetry is pretty cool!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

I do not know whether it is original but I have never seen it put like that so thanks for posting it.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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bobbym wrote:

Hi;

From your table we get the difference equation,

with

when solved for we get

What does this mean?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Take a look at the table he constructed and think iteratively.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Nils-Ake

Many of my posts have diagrams. Here's one for your discovery.

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**antonrasmussen****Member**- Registered: 2013-11-25
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Interested to hear more on how you stumbled onto this . . . were you working on something? Playing around?

Also, this seems to relate to Pascal's triangle . . . is there a connection there?

-Anton

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