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International Journal of Differential Equations
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 975829, 12 pages
Research Article

Solving Fractional-Order Logistic Equation Using a New Iterative Method

1Department of Mathematics, Shivaji University, Kolhapur 416004, India
2Department of Mathematics, University of Pune, Pune 411007, India

Received 6 May 2012; Revised 11 August 2012; Accepted 5 September 2012

Academic Editor: Om Agrawal

Copyright © 2012 Sachin Bhalekar and Varsha Daftardar-Gejji. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A fractional version of logistic equation is solved using new iterative method proposed by Daftardar-Gejji and Jafari (2006). Convergence of the series solutions obtained is discussed. The solutions obtained are compared with Adomian decomposition method and homotopy perturbation method.