Date: Aug 20, 2006 10:18 AM
Author: Brian M. Scott
Subject: Re: Induction proof
On 18 Aug 2006 08:18:48 -0700, <emailtgs@gmail.com> wrote in

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in alt.math.undergrad:

> Paul Sperry, thank you for your reply, however you're attempting to

> solve a different problem here. It seems that you've introducted the

> number 1 to the problem as the first term in the series.

Obviously proving that 1/1^2 + 1/2^2 + ... + 1/n^2 < 2 is

the same as proving that 1/2^2 + 1/3^2 + ... + 1/n^2 < 1.

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Brian