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12. 74 is well defined since the derivative of f p is the same at any point in the cycle. 3. 12. Illustration of a 5-cycle fw0 ; w1 ; : : : ; w4 g with the partial orbit of a point z0 chosen near w0 . the cycle. By the continuity of the map f for any seed z0 sufficiently close to w0, the orbit points z1 ; : : : ; zp 1 ; zp will be close to the points w1 ; : : : ; wp 1 ; w0. Supposing that j j < 1, the map f p has an attracting fixed point at w0 . 16 applied to the fixed point w0 of f p . This argument works for any of w1 ; : : : ; wp 1, and so one way to describe such an attracting cycle is to say that when you apply the map f a total of p times, points near a wk will move around the cycle only to return closer to wk .

As 2-cycles generally exist, the issue here is to determine when such a cycle will be attracting. Any point in a 2-cycle must be a fixed point of fc2 , and not be a fixed point of fc . z 2 Cc/2 Cc D z, and exclude the solutions of equation B, z 2 Cc D z. z 2 C c/2 C c z. z 2 Cc z/ D 0. z v/ D z 2 CzC1Cc, which implies uv D 1Cc. 1 C c/. , when jc . 1/j < 1=4. Hence K2 D 4. 13. 76. Test c values in K2 by using the Global Complex Iteration Applet for Polynomials to see that you get an attracting 2-cycle.

44 (Repelling Fixed Point). Let f be a map with domain set Â C, which could be a subset of R. , the action of f is to move each point in \ U n fag farther from a. 1/ D 1. , the action of f is to move each point in \ U n f1g farther from 1, as measured by the spherical metric. 45. Suppose Â R or Â C. Let f W ! a/j > 1. Then a is a repelling fixed point of f . 3. a; "/. 46. 17, and so we leave the details to the reader. a; "/. 47. 45 is not an if and only if result. Find a real-valued function f W R !