Let denote a fixed point, and put , now use as the new variable, and if when the DE is linearised:It then asks me to determine the stability of the fixed points and i'm unsure how to proceed.
Any help will be greatly appreciated am really struggling with this subject.
when and when the fixed point is stable.
That is a positive departure from the fixed point gives a negative rate of change of departure, and a negative departude gives a positive rate of change of departure.
and so on ..