I'm having a lot of problems figuring out this question. If someone could at least point me in the right direction that would be great.

"Prove that for every positive integer n , (d^n / dx^n)[xe^-x] = (-1)^n e^-x(x-n)"

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- Dec 6th 2008, 01:13 PMmxchickmagnet86Proof help!
I'm having a lot of problems figuring out this question. If someone could at least point me in the right direction that would be great.

"Prove that for every positive integer n , (d^n / dx^n)[xe^-x] = (-1)^n e^-x(x-n)" - Dec 6th 2008, 01:43 PMPlato
Do this by induction.