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Modelling linear growth and decay

Modelling growth and decay using recursion

Year 12

This video looks at modelling linear growth and decay. In previous videos, we have looked at what a sequence is and how we can describe such a sequence as a recurrence relation. It becomes clear, that the basic form of a recurrence relation can be used to describe both growth and decay. The only thing which changes is a positive and negative sign. Looking at financial mathematics we see that we can use a simple formula to find the growth and decay needed per year. I also look at flat rate depreciation and unit cost depreciation and how these can be calculated with lots of worked examples!

Published: March 21, 2019

Length: 26 mins and 30 seconds

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