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Math 152, Spring 2011 Assignment #8 Notes: Each question is worth 5 marks. Due in class: Monday, March 7 for MWF sections; Tuesday, March 8 for TTh sections. Solutions will be posted Tuesday, March 8 in the afternoon. No late assignments will be accepted. 1. A certain grocery store sells three kinds of apples: Ambrosia, Braeburn and Jonagold. Every week, 30% of the people who bought Ambrosia last week switch to Braeburn and 20% switch to Jonagold (the re- maining 50% buy Ambrosia again). Similarly, customers who bought Braeburn last week, 20% switch to Ambrosia and the remining 80% buy Braeburn again. Finally, 30% of the customers who bought Jonagold last week switch to Ambrosia and another 30% switch to Braeburn. (a) Find the transition matrix that describes this system (b) If one week 40% of customers bought Ambrosia, 30% bought Brae- burn and 30% bought Jonagold, what will the percentages be next week? (Check that the new percentages add up to 100.) (c) What MATLAB commands would you use to determine what the

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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2011 for the course MATH 152 taught by Professor Caddmen during the Spring '08 term at UBC.

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