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tronter

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Here is the outline:

(a) For any positive integer [itex] n [/itex], [itex] b^{n}-1 \geq n(b-1) [/itex]. Why do we do this?

(b) So [itex] b-1 > n(b^{1/n}-1) [/itex].

(c) If [itex] t>1 [/itex] and [itex] n > (b-1)/(t-1) [/itex] then [itex] b^{1/n} < t [/itex].

etc..

Is this the correct process?