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rational Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
n = 1 : \(a_1 = 1 \lt 2^1 \) so the given statement is true for n = 1
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Ilovecake Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
correct:)
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rational Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ty :) im clueless on next step :(
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rational Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
would it be like induction proof from first principle : assume \(a_k = a_{k1} + a_{k2} + a_{k3}\lt 2^k\) and prove \(a_{k+1} \lt 2^k\)
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I would do three cases for the base case. For a1,a2,and a3. You want to assume your statement is true for every integer out to some chosen integer value k and then you want to show it is true for k+1. So let's consider the case of k+1 \[a_{k+1}=a_k+a_{k1}+a_{k2}\] we need to look at a_(k1) and a_k So we know a_k<2^k and a_(k1)<2^(k1) by our assumption
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
oops and a_(k2) so we have also a_(k2)<2^(k2)
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rational Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh that makes sense 3 base cases ! and yes using second principle we have : \(a_{k} \lt 2^{k} \) \(a_{k1} \lt 2^{k1}\) \(a_{k2} \lt 2^{k2} \)
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rational Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\(a_{k+1}=a_k+a_{k1}+a_{k2} \lt 2^k + 2^{k1} + 2^{k2}\)
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yep good so far do you want to try to figure out the trick into showing <2^(k+1)?
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rational Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm trying at the moment lol, need to make the right hand side 2^{k+1}
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I used what I wanted to show to help me start out I don't know if that helps you
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rational Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im getting right hand side as : \(2^{k2}(2^2 + 2 + 1) = 2^{k2}(7)\)
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rational Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
not sure how to conclude... only if that 7 was 8... :o
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nipunmalhotra93 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
use 7<8
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rational Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it has to be \(\ge 8 \) i think
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I liked factoring out 2^(k+1) instead of 2^(k2) but you should be able to proceed as you are
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
and nip is right we want <
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nipunmalhotra93 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you have your term <2^(k2) (7)<2^(k2) (8)=2^(k+1)
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rational Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so far i have this : \(a_{k+1}=a_k+a_{k1}+a_{k2} \lt 2^k + 2^{k1} + 2^{k2} = 2^{k2}(7)\)
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rational Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ohhh yess !
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nipunmalhotra93 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yeah factoring out 2^(k+1) will do too.
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rational Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thanks a lot that was easier than it looked initally to start wid lol xD
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
or I liked: \[a_{k+1}<2^k+2^{k1}+2^{k2}=2^{k+1}(2^{1}+2^{2}+2^{3}) \] \[=2^{k+1}(\frac{1}{2}+\frac{1}{4}+\frac{1}{8})=2^{k+1}(\frac{4+2+1}{8})=2^{k+1}\frac{7}{8}<2^{k+1} \frac{8}{8}=2^{k+1}(1)=2^{k+1}\] Both ways are cute
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
both ways require you to know 7<8 that is interesting
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nipunmalhotra93 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yeah. :D
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rational Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hahah yes this looks easy to read quick :) thank you both :D
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
hey rational here is another proof you can look at that has the same style we just worked with http://php.scripts.psu.edu/djh300/cmpsc360/exstronginduction.htm
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nipunmalhotra93 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you're welcome (Y)
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rational Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the proof in that link is very good !! cleared up the mechanics of strong induction thank you very much @myininaya
 3 months ago
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