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msingh
 one year ago
principle of mathematical induction
msingh
 one year ago
principle of mathematical induction

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msingh
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just one thing wanna ask why we take n=1

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The simplest and most common form of mathematical induction proves that a statement involving a natural number n holds for all values of n. The proof consists of two steps: The basis (base case): showing that the statement holds when n is equal to the lowest value that n is given in the question. Usually, n = 0 or n = 1. The inductive step: showing that, with respect to each n for which the statement holds, then the statement must also hold when n + 1 is substituted for n.

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So you show it is true for one value. Then show it is true for 1 more than that value. That shows it is true for all.

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Not if you're using natural numbers only. Then you might want to take n = 1

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Notice it says take the lowest value that n (k if you prefer) is given in the question.

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Show it is true for k. Then the inductive step...show it is true for k+1

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Maybe that video will help.

DLS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@msingh You should be polite while conversing with other people on OS and try to make some efforts for giving a proper reply followed by a thanks if a user helped you. It hardly takes your time to write "Okay" rather than k. Just an advice :]

DLS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Because I see @Mertsj is making a great effort to help you.

msingh
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay..i will keep in mind

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I know you are thankful, msingh. You always say so and you are most welcome.

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I only hope that was helpful.

msingh
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes,,it was helpful for me
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