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My friend needs help and requires this work to be done by today. I hope it won't trouble anyone to elaborate how to do so.

EDIT: Where it says , it's supposed to be I apologies.

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- Dec 13th 2010, 07:59 PMCthulMathematical Induction
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My friend needs help and requires this work to be done by today. I hope it won't trouble anyone to elaborate how to do so.

EDIT: Where it says , it's supposed to be I apologies. - Dec 13th 2010, 08:02 PMsnowtea
The induction hypothesis is

You assume that you have already proved this for k. Now you use this to prove

So just adds 1 to both sides of the induction hypothesis. - Dec 13th 2010, 08:11 PMCthulQuote:

Originally Posted by**friend**

- Dec 13th 2010, 09:00 PMdwsmith

Since , we can take the 2nd k and set it equal to 1 without loss of generality.

- Dec 14th 2010, 02:42 AMArchie Meade