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Applications of Differential Equations

Population Dynamics

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Your plot should have looked like this:

usverhulstfitplot = Plot[usverhulstfit, {t, 1790, 2010}, PlotStyle -> Brown]

Best Verhulst Plot

Finally, let's superimpose this best-fitting Verhulst plot on top of the original census data to see how they compare. Issue this command:

Show[uscensusplot, usverhulstfitplot]

Let's move on and see what you should have gotten...

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ODE Laboratories: A Sabbatical Project by Christopher A. Barker

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