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    in theory do i actually need the constant A to be given or could i work it out by simultaneous methods?

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    (Original post by will'o'wisp2)
    in theory do i actually need the constant A to be given or could i work it out by simultaneous methods?

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    I see no constant A in your attachment. Regardless of that, knowing p0 and p1 is enough to completely determine the solution.
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    (Original post by DFranklin)
    I see no constant A in your attachment. Regardless of that, knowing p0 and p1 is enough to completely determine the solution.
    Sorry i was going off my notes. the constant i deem "A" is 307 and i just worked it out. Horrible bit of work if you don't sub and try and work each bit out. :P It's 307.3.... so ye noice

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    (Original post by will'o'wisp2)
    Sorry i was going off my notes. the constant i deem "A" is 307 and i just worked it out. Horrible bit of work if you don't sub and try and work each bit out. :P It's 307.3.... so ye noice
    Just a matter of "practicality", it's almost certainly easiest here to simply apply the recurrence twice to find P2 and then P3. It's something a GCSE student could do, but it's also the least calculation.

    Edit: and to be clear, in that case you never need to work out the "correct" value for A.
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    (Original post by DFranklin)
    Just a matter of "practicality", it's almost certainly easiest here to simply apply the recurrence twice to find P2 and then P3. It's something a GCSE student could do, but it's also the least calculation.

    Edit: and to be clear, in that case you never need to work out the "correct" value for A.
    Oh right.
 
 
 
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