Hi I hope someone can help me with this problem:

Prove the following formula by induction:

1+(1/2)+(1/4)+(1/8)+...+1/(2^n) = 2 - 1/(2^n)

Thanks in advance

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- July 19th 2007, 11:01 AMstorchfire1XMathematical Induction
Hi I hope someone can help me with this problem:

Prove the following formula by induction:

1+(1/2)+(1/4)+(1/8)+...+1/(2^n) = 2 - 1/(2^n)

Thanks in advance - July 19th 2007, 11:08 AMCaptainBlack
- July 19th 2007, 11:14 AMtopsquark