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Proof without Words: Bernoulli's Inequality (two proofs)

by Roger B. Nelsen

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
June, 1996

Subject classification(s): Algebra and Number Theory | Algebra | Inequalities
Applicable Course(s): 4.11 Advanced Calc I, II, & Real Analysis

Two proofs, one from calculus I, one from calculus II, that 1 - x^r < r*(1 - x).


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