# Math Help - Planar Graph problem

1. ## Planar Graph problem

Let G be a connected planar graph with all circuits of length of at least k.

Prove that the inequality e <= 3v - 6 with e = number of edge and v = number of vertex can be expanded into e <= (k/k-2)(v-2)

2. Hint: look up the proof of the inequality $e \leqslant 3v - 6$. All it needs is a slight adaptation to the case where each face of the graph has at least k edges.