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