Question: rsolve when n doesn't start at 0

February 09 2014 mz1 5

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For the recursive equation

xn − 10xn−1 + 50xn−2 = 0
n = 2, 3, ...
x0 = 0
x1 = 10

How do I calculate xn in Maple? I'm wondering because n doesn't start at 0 but at 2, how will that make a difference?

Thanks in advance!

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