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- Apr 14, 2013

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Given the Markov chain $\{X_n, n \geq 1\}$ and the following probability transition matrix:

$\begin{pmatrix}

0 & 1/3 & 2/3\\

1/4 & 3/4 & 0\\

2/5 & 0 & 3/5

\end{pmatrix}$

All states communicate, so the chain is irreducible, isn't?

Could you tell me if the state $2$ is periodic?