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anonymous

  • one year ago

Please Help! Show that the sum of the first n positive odd numbers is a square number.

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  1. geerky42
    • one year ago
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    Exactly how should you show it?

  2. geerky42
    • one year ago
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    It's pretty easy to show it via picture (wordless proof)

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @geerky42 I wanted to know of how to show it. I was using a table but that did not help me so I started doing this 1+3=4 1+3+5=9 1+3+5+9=25 and so on

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    you can certainly prove by induction

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    induction?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yeah

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    what is that ?

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    nevermind

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