Obtain the sol'n for an=5an-2 - 4an-4

With:

a0 = 3

a1 = 2

a2 = 6

a3 = 8

Note:

The 5an-2 minus 4an-4 actually appear in the the problem as 5a and 4a with the terms being n-2 and n-4 list slightly lower than the an term

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- Aug 9th 2009, 09:14 AMorendaclSolve the equation
Obtain the sol'n for an=5an-2 - 4an-4

With:

a0 = 3

a1 = 2

a2 = 6

a3 = 8

Note:

The 5an-2 minus 4an-4 actually appear in the the problem as 5a and 4a with the terms being n-2 and n-4 list slightly lower than the an term - Aug 9th 2009, 09:35 AMred_dog

The characteristic equation is with the roots

We have to find the general term in the form

For we have

Now find a, b, c, d.