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If k^n=nk^n-1 is true. Then can 2 = 1? As 2 = 2^1 = 1*2^0 = 1 * 1 = 1?

 Aug 9, 2023
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Your first statement is false. \(k^n \ne nk^{n-1}\)

 Aug 9, 2023
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I am not sure what contradiction you are trying to prove or disprove, but \(2^1 \neq 1 * 2^0\)

 Aug 9, 2023
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If k^n=nk^n-1 is true. Then can 2 = 1? As 2 = 2^1 = 1*2^0 = 1 * 1 = 1?    

 

kn  =  nkn–1 is not true. 

kn  =  kkn–1 is true.   

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 Aug 9, 2023

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