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Exponential Inequalities

  1. Apr 28, 2013 #1
    Hello, could somebody please explain to me how

    1-exp(-μt) ≤ μt

    and similarly

    (1-exp(-μt))exp(-λt) ≥ μt-μ2t2\2)(1-λt)

    Thanks a lot
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  3. Apr 28, 2013 #2


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    You haven't said what you want explained...
  4. Apr 28, 2013 #3
    Sorry, I just want to know why they're true, they are in my lecture notes and I can't work out why we know these inequalities hold.
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