Chapter 1, Problem 17P

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8th Edition

James Stewart

ISBN: 9781305270343

Textbook Problem

Prove that if *n* is a positive integer, then 7* ^{n}* ‒ 1 is divisible by 6.

To determine

**To prove:** If *n* is positive integer, then

Explanation

**Proof:**

Use mathematical induction on *n*.

Let

*Base case*:

To prove that the statement is true for

Clearly, it is divisible by 6.

Therefore, the statement is true for

*Induction hypothesis*:

Assume that the claim is true for

That is,

Thus

*Inductive step*:

To prove that the statement is true for

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