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Old 04-28-2013, 09:33 PM
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Default Re: Question 8: Growth function undetermined?

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On question 8, the growth function m_H(N) seems to depend on the choice of q for any q<=N. Then m_H(N) is not determined by N solely? How to understand this situation?

The value of q does not change with N. Fix a value for q and try to derive a formula for the growth function given that q. The formula will likely depend on the value that you fixed q at, right? That dependency is what the problem is asking about.
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