Why is this true?

Thank you for the opportunity to help you with your question!

Principle of Mathematical Induction

Show true for n = 1 Assume true for n = p Show true for n = p + 1 Conclusion: Statement is true for all n >= 1

Step 1. Show true for n = 1 LHS = Σk2 = 12 = 1 RHS = n(n+1)(2n+1)/6 = 1*2*3/6 = 1 =LHS

Secure Information

Content will be erased after question is completed.

Enter the email address associated with your account, and we will email you a link to reset your password.

Forgot your password?

Sign Up