Originally Posted by
CaptainBlack The question is asking you to find the largest
such that:
RonL
Originally Posted by
Fishsticks Thank you for your help, I however still can't figure out how to solve it.
It may be asking a bit much, but could you walk me through solving it so I can better understand what was required? Thanks.
You start with and check if:
if so try , ..
Being lazy I automate this as in the code fragment below, to find the required is .
Code:
>
>k=[1:5]
Column 1 to 3:
1 2 3
Column 4 to 5:
4 5
>
>100*(11/17)^(k-1)-50*(14/17)^(k-1)
Column 1 to 3:
50 23.5294 7.95848
Column 4 to 5:
-0.834521 -5.46809
>
RonL