Due date: February 17, 2014
1. (This problem is only for those who dont have practice with eigenvalues and such) Write
down a couple of 2-dim matrices and a 3-dim matrix and (1) calculate determinant of each, (2) calculate
Due date: February 5, 2014
1. Find all the xed points and their stabilities for the following maps:
(a) f1 (x) = x3 .
(b) f2 (x) = x2 6.
(c) f3 (x) = ex 2 (You will not be able to determine the xed point explicitly, but based on its
Due date: February 24, 2014
All of the following models are taken from the textbook. Refer the book for explanations about the
biological and modeling aspects also look at pages 109111.
For all the following models, do the following:
Due date: March 12, 2014
1. Suppose you draw a card from a standard deck of 52 cards. Let Q be the event that the card is a
Queen, and S be the event that the card is Spade, and H be the event that the card is Hearts.
(a) Find P (Q), P
Math 448: Mathematical Biology
Instructor: Dr. Badal Joshi, Science Hall II 341, [email protected]
Class meetings: MW 1430-1545
Oce hours: MW 1130-1300
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