Proof By Induction Division Questions, Answers and Solutions

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Question 1


Prove by mathematical induction:

a) $6^n+4$ is divisible by $5$ for all $n\ge0$ and $n\in\mathbb{Z}^+$a s v d

b) $8^n-1$ is divisible by $7$ for all $n\ge1$ and $n\in\mathbb{Z}^+$a s v d

c) $5^n-1$ is divisible by $4$ for all $n\ge0$ and $n\in\mathbb{Z}^+$a s v d

d) $n^3-7n+9$ is divisible by $3$ for all $n\ge0$ and $n\in\mathbb{Z}^+$a s v d

e) $8^n-3^n$ is divisible by $5$ for all $n\ge1$ and $n\in\mathbb{Z}^+$a s v d

f) $5^n+2\times11^n$ is divisible by $3$ for all $n\ge0$ and $n\in\mathbb{Z}^+$a s v d



Question 2


Prove by mathematical induction:

a) $x^n-y^n$  can be divided by $x-y$ for $n\geq1$, $x\ne y$ and $n\in\mathbb{Z}^+$a s v d

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