# Homework Help: What is he trying to ask?

1. Apr 9, 2005

### JasonRox

This is in Calculus about sequences.

Question...

By induction or otherwise, show that {a_n} is increasing and bounded above by 3.

What do they mean by bounded above by 3?

2. Apr 9, 2005

### cepheid

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They mean simply that the terms of the sequence must be $\leq 3$. It is an upper bound for the sequence.

Last edited: Apr 9, 2005