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    Show the following by induction.

    (1-(1/2))(1-(1/4))...(1-(1/2^n)) >= (1/4)+(1/(2^(n+1)))
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    Quote Originally Posted by brumby_3 View Post
    Show the following by induction.

    (1-(1/2))(1-(1/4))...(1-(1/2^n)) >= (1/4)+(1/(2^(n+1)))
    Well what have you done?

    Have you established a base case? (try n=1)

    Suppose it true for n=k, how have you tried to show this implies it true for n=k+1.

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