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Homework Help: Mathematical induction

  1. Nov 29, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Use Mathematical induction to prove that the following equality hold for any natural number n. Show your work step by step.
    1+5+9+ ... +(4n-3) = n(2n-1)

    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Nov 29, 2008 #2

    Mark44

    Staff: Mentor

    What work have you done. Do you understand how math induction works?
     
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