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    Big Oh

    If T(n) = O(f(n)) and f(n) = O(g(n)), then T(n) = O(g(n)).
    I have to prove this and need direction. Any tips?
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    Quote Originally Posted by statman101 View Post
    If T(n) = O(f(n)) and f(n) = O(g(n)), then T(n) = O(g(n)).
    I have to prove this and need direction. Any tips?
    T(n)=O(f(x))==> |T(n)|\leq M_1|f(n)|\,\,as\,\,n\rightarrow \infty ,

    f(n)=O(g(n))\Longrightarrow |f(n)|\leq M_2|g(n)|\,\,as\,\,n\rightarrow\infty ,

    M_1,M_2 constants, so

    |T(n)|\leq M_1M_2|g(n)|...and etc.

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