(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Prove that the following sequence is Cauchy:

a_n = [a_(n-1) + a_(n-2)]/2 (i.e. the average of the last two), where

a_0 = x

a_1 = y

2. Relevant equations

None

3. The attempt at a solution

I was trying to use the definition of Cauchy (i.e. |a_m - a_n| < e) by relating a_n - a_(n-1) to a_(n-1) - a_(n-2), but to no avail.

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# Homework Help: Cauchy Sequences

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