I need help showing this is decreasing for > Any suggestions? trying to do this with the derivative. I get Can I assume , If so why? Any help would greatly be appreciated.
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Originally Posted by hockey777 I need help showing this is decreasing for > Any suggestions? trying to do this with the derivative. I get Can I assume , If so why? Any help would greatly be appreciated. Ok so we need to show that Now we may rewrite this as Or and since Which is less than zero for all x and n greater than one...therefore is concave Therefore
I should be more clear that I'm trying to prove that For and >2[/tex] by showing that function is decreasing, I can prove this. Therefore I can't use a few of your assumptions in example.
Originally Posted by hockey777 I should be more clear that I'm trying to prove that For and >2[/tex] by showing that function is decreasing, I can prove this. Therefore I can't use a few of your assumptions in example. I did show that your function is decreasing
Isn't what you did show that f(x+1)<f(x) not that <
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