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Recurrence Relations and BacktrackingMy teacher gave me this problem and I can't figure it out. #2 20121107 01:44:55
Re: Recurrence Relations and BacktrackingWhat does j=2 mean? The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #3 20121107 01:56:04
Re: Recurrence Relations and BacktrackingHi steewan;
Depends on what you are being asked to do. Were you asked to solve the recurrence? To plot it? To determine it's limit? In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #4 20121107 10:12:12
Re: Recurrence Relations and Backtracking
It's quite obvious that . Try verifying it by mathematical induction. Last edited by scientia (20121107 10:12:49) 