I Entropy and coding

For {pi}i=1,n being the probability distribution, I want to show that a Huffman reduction cannot be decreasing, and I reached a point where I need to show that

q+H(p1,...,pn-s,q) ≥ H(p1,...,pn), where

q = pn-s+1 + ... + pn and s is chosen such that: 2 ≤ s ≤ m (m≥n) and s = n (mod(m-1))

where m is the number of m-arr symbols from a Huffmann m-arr algorithm.
 
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