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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.

    http://suprfile.com/src/1/3j13ycr/lastscan.jpg [Broken]
    http://suprfile.com/src/1/3j14smr/lastscan2.jpg [Broken]

    Thanks I hope everyone can read it, i tried putting somthing behind the paper while scanning and still no luck.
    Last edited by a moderator: May 2, 2017
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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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