M1.  Give the transition matrix for each of the following.  





M2. In each of the following, you are given a transition matrix P and an initial distribution vector v. Compute the quantities asked for.

,  v = [0 160 0] 
The twostep transition matrix is 


The fourstep transition matrix is 

Distribution vector after four steps is [ ]
Stefan Waner (Stefan.Waner@hofstra.edu) 
Steven R. Costenoble (Steven.Costenoble@hofstra.edu) 
Last Updated: July, 2006
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