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Applications of Differential Equations

Population Dynamics

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Your command should have produced this result:

Show[uscensusplot, usmalthusfitplot]

MalthusFit-Census Comparison Plot

That's a much better fitting Malthusian function than we came up with earlier. Taking all of the data into account has helped, just as we hoped it would.

Next we'll give our Verhulst model the same FindFit treatment.

Let's move on to a fresh page to do that...

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ODE Laboratories: A Sabbatical Project by Christopher A. Barker

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