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June 16th, 2017, 11:31 PM   #1
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Post How to find order of a recurrence relation? help

Hi, I'm in a hurry,

for example :
an= an-1 + an^2-2
there order of this function is "2"
how is that be?
and what is the meaning of order
please help me,
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Did you intend the example to be a$_n$ = a$_{n-1}$ + a$_{n-2}$²?

The order of a recurrence relation is the difference between the greatest and lowest subscripts of the terms of the sequence in the equation.
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How is that be? I mean how did you calculate it?
Please give me a simple example and solve it.
Please, I'm in a hurry, I have an exam.

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There are some examples in this article.
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