What are the four types of induction problems that are must-see for any student just starting out learning mathematical induction? In this video, I work through 10 exercises using mathematical induction. For each of these exercises, I demonstrate how to brainstorm the problem and then how to write up a rigorous solution. Some of these exercises involve the factorial function, and others involve the well-ordering of the natural numbers.
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In this video, I’m going to work through five examples using mathematical induction. The first two examples involve summations, and the last three examples have an inequality. In each of these examples, I work through specials cases before wiring a proof so that you can get a feel for the result before actually proving the result holds using mathematical induction.
In this video, I’m going to cover three first examples using mathematical induction. So I’m going to assume that you have never seen mathematical induction before. So this is the first step, in a series of steps, to learn how to use and what mathematical induction is. Of course, to do that, we need to start with what the natural numbers are.
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