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  • Research Article
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Rate of convergence of solutions of rational difference equation of second order

Advances in Difference Equations20042004:901703

  • Received: 13 August 2003
  • Published:


We investigate the rate of convergence of solutions of some special cases of the equation , with positive parameters and nonnegative initial conditions. We give precise results about the rate of convergence of the solutions that converge to the equilibrium or period-two solution by using Poincaré's theorem and an improvement of Perron's theorem.

Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881-0816, USA


© Kalabušić and Kulenović 2004