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    Exclamation Supposedly "well-known" math problem

    Supposedly "well-known" math problem-untitled.bmpHi

    Could someone please show me how to do (ii) of the question? I got that e^(Sn) > Rn BUT I have no idea how to prove the Rn < 1+ Sn.

    Please, any help?
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    Consider the equation

     R_n - S_n - 1 > 0
    See what happens when you expand  R_n - S_n - 1 for n = 2

    Use induction to prove the equation
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