
Re: Induction proof
Posted:
Aug 20, 2006 10:18 AM


On 18 Aug 2006 08:18:48 0700, <emailtgs@gmail.com> wrote in <news:1155914328.242585.49280@p79g2000cwp.googlegroups.com> 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

