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Prove:

(n)^(1/n) < 1 + sqrt(2/n) for all positive n.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

Using induction, base case is easy enough to prove, however proving it holds for n+1 is where I am hitting a wall. So the problem is reduced to proving:

(n+1)^(1/(n+1)) < 1 + sqrt(2/(n+1)) for positive n.

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# Homework Help: Prove (n)^(1/n) < 1 + sqrt(2/n) for all positive n.

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