Make a conjecture about the nth derivative of the function f(x)=e^(ax). This conjecture should be written as a self contained proposition including an appropriate quantifier.

That does this last sentence mean?

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- Mar 26th 2010, 04:09 PMdwsmithNot sure what this question means
Make a conjecture about the nth derivative of the function f(x)=e^(ax). This conjecture should be written as a self contained proposition including an appropriate quantifier.

That does this last sentence mean? - Mar 26th 2010, 04:34 PMskeeter
- Mar 26th 2010, 04:38 PMdwsmith
I understand what is happening with the function. It is the last sentence I am not sure what they are asking for.

This conjecture should be written as a self contained proposition including an appropriate quantifier. - Mar 26th 2010, 04:56 PMskeeter
- Mar 27th 2010, 04:45 AMHallsofIvy
"Appropriate quantifier": is your statement true for

**all**a and x or do there**exist**some values of a and/or x for which it is true?