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If x > 0, show there exists n in N (the set of all natural numbers) such that 1/(2^n) < x.

My work on the proof so far:

Let x > 0. By the Archimedian Property, we know if ε > 0, there exists an n in N such that 1/n < ε.

Take x = ε . So there exists an n in N such that 1/n < x.

That is as far as I've gotten. I am stuck as to how I can algebraically manipulate the inequality to get the 2 in there somehow and to get the final form of 1/(2^n) < x.

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# Homework Help: Archimedian Property proof

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