1. ## mathematical induction help

I need to show by induction that the nth derivative f(n)(x) of
f(x)=sqrt(1-x) is...

f(n)(x)= -((2n)! / 4n(n!)*(2n-1))*(1-x)1/2-n

Im not to sure where or how to start off this problem

2. Originally Posted by Chris L T521
Please don't double post. It wastes our time.

--Chris
is this a double post? i know it was asked (and has been answered) by a different user here

3. Originally Posted by g.rutherford
I need to show by induction that the nth derivative f(n)(x) of
f(x)=sqrt(1-x) is....
f(n)(x)=-((2n!) / 4n(n!)*(2n-1))*(1-x)1/2-n

Im not to sure where or how to start off this problem

--Chris

4. Originally Posted by g.rutherford
I need to show by induction that the nth derivative f(n)(x) of
f(x)=sqrt(1-x) is....
f(n)(x)=-((2n!) / 4n(n!)*(2n-1))*(1-x)1/2-n

Im not to sure where or how to start off this problem
see here

EDIT: geez, you beat me to it again!

5. Originally Posted by Jhevon
EDIT: geez, you beat me to it again!
Now that the Olympics are over and winter is a couple months away, it seems that I'm starting to get quicker than you!

--Chris