Consider the interaction of two species whose populations after n years are represented by the numbers xn and yn. Consider the following model:
xn+1 = 0.8xn + 0.002xnyn
yn+1 = 0.9yn + 0.001xnyn
x0 = 50
y0 = 100
Iterate the system. Can the two species coexist? Is there an equilibrium value?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 21, 2019, 7:54 pm ad1c9bdddf
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