CSCI 250 Spring 2012
Discrete Structures
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Charles Cusack
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Hope College
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Homework 13

Comments

  • Exercises taken from Discrete Mathematics and its Applications, Seventh Edition unless otherwise noted.
  • You must show all of your work for each problem!
  • Points will be deducted if you do not show all of your work.
  • Each problem is generally worth 10 points. Problems with multiple parts may be assigned more points if there are enough parts or each part is significant enough.
  • The Review Questions are always related to the section that will be discussed on the assignment due date.

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SectionProblemNotes
2.224You may use any of the valid techniques from the book.
2.426eDo not give a recursive formula. I should be able to determine a100 by just plugging in 100, for instance. Assume the first term is a1. If you are having a hard time with this, try adding or subtracting 1 from the term and seeing if the numbers look more familiar. Then you should be able to determine a formula.
32d
34d
5.14This problem is much easier if you assume P(k-1) and show P(k).
50