I have these 2 questions from my discrete Math assignment and i can't figure out how to deal with it. Inexperienced friends of mine say that the question is wrong. Can anyone help me solve it?
hehe, your questions are wrong. the first is not an inequality, it should read for . the second question has no real solutions, much less integer solutions.
for the first, here are the steps:
Let for
Verify that holds. this is your base case.
Now assume holds, and show that holds.
that is, assume and show that it implies
good luck!