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Applications of Differential Equations

Population Dynamics

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Your command should have produced this result:

Final Malthus Fit

To see how well it actually works we should plot it along with our original census data to see how well the model fits the data points. Issue the command:

usmalthusfitplot = Plot[usmalthusfit, {t, 1790, 2010}, PlotStyle->Orange]

Let's go see what you should have gotten...

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ODE Laboratories: A Sabbatical Project by Christopher A. Barker

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