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24(/-7) ( ( > 6 5 But although thi s is correct to tw o significant figures for the years 1 8 6 01880, and even to one significant figure for 1850 and 1890, it seriously overestimates the magnitude of the population in the present century. We must tr y again! 4 were plotted against those for x. Th e result appears in Fig. 7. 31 and the horizontal axis at about 198. S. population magnitude and related data, 1850-1970. 3. 60) 23 30 39 49 61 75 90 110 120 130 150 160 170 28 Chapte r 1 Growt h and Decay .

20) when a, = 3, a = 5/2, A, = 2, and b = 1. The solid curve is x(t); the dashed curve, y(t). 4 unit s of time. 4. Pair s of values (x(t),y(t)), representing Fig. 2’s solution in th e x-y plane, for m the outermost of th e closed curves depicted in Fig. 3. Th e arrow s denote the direction in which tim e increases. Th e remaining curves were obtained by repeating the entir e procedure for different values of (x(0),y(0)), namely, ( 3 / 2 , 1 ), (2,1), ( 5 / 2 , 2 ), and ( 3 , 3 / 2 ). Th e dot denotes th e degenerate closed curve (x(t),y{t)) = ( 5 / 2 , 3 / 2 ).

4. Notice that they are correct t o at least one significant figure unti l 1950. I n fact, the percentage error , that is, i. 5% throughout thi s entir e period, except for the year 1860, when the error i s a littl e over 5%. 4). 60) by about 20%. 60), which we derived empirically , could also have been conceptually derived by th e followin g simple argument. Assume that there i s a maximum population K, th e capacity, that the land can sustain. When th e population is x, th e unused fractio n of the capacity is 1 - xlK.

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