# a proof question..

• Nov 28th 2008, 02:25 PM
transgalactic
a proof question..
i am given with x,y real numbers
for which y-x>1
prove that there is k so it
y>k>x
• Nov 29th 2008, 11:24 AM
CaptainBlack
Quote:

Originally Posted by transgalactic
i am given with x,y real numbers
for which y-x>1
prove that there is k so it
y>k>x

As $y-x>1$ we have $y>x+1$, but $x+1>x$, so:

$y>x+1>x$

CB