What shall be the next step if P(1) is false?

Asked by  | 4th Sep, 2009, 07:16: PM

Expert Answer:

Condition 1: If it is given that the result holds true for all natural numbers and p(1) is false. Then the result is not valid.

Condition 2: If it is specified that the result is true for n>1 then prove p(2) is true and there by p(n) and p(n+1) should hold.

Answered by  | 5th Sep, 2009, 09:33: AM

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