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Anyone want to check my mathematical induction proof? its a long one

  1. Oct 2, 2006 #1
    Directions: Evalute the sum, for n = 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. Make a conjecture about a formula for this sume for general n, and prove your conjecture by mathematical induction.

    StatusX helped me get the first part, so I know that is right, about making the conjecture.


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    Thanks I hope everyone can read it, i tried putting somthing behind the paper while scanning and still no luck.
     
    Last edited: Oct 2, 2006
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  3. Oct 2, 2006 #2
    looks ok to me... just clean up your expression in the last step
     
  4. Oct 2, 2006 #3
    thanks stunner!
     
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