n

i(2^i) = (n-1) * 2^(n+1) + 2

i=1

So far if have the base case 1(2^1) = (1-1) * (1+1) + 2

Induction part is giving me problems:

k

i(2^i) = (k-1) * 2^(k+1) + 2 = ((k+1)-1 * 2^ ((k+1)+1 + 2

i=1

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- August 31st 2010, 07:50 PMzaj091000Proof by Induction
n

i(2^i) = (n-1) * 2^(n+1) + 2

i=1

So far if have the base case 1(2^1) = (1-1) * (1+1) + 2

Induction part is giving me problems:

k

i(2^i) = (k-1) * 2^(k+1) + 2 = ((k+1)-1 * 2^ ((k+1)+1 + 2

i=1 - August 31st 2010, 08:49 PMCaptainBlack