Re: Problem 1.9
Quick question on Part D...
I agree that s = ln(a / (1a)) is the value of s that minimizes e^(sa)U(s), where I'm using "a" to represent "alpha."
I think that, if you plug this value of s in, you get 2^(b), where I'm using "b" to represent "beta."
So, 2^(b) < e^(sa)U(s), by definition of minimization.
Then, raising to the power of N, we get:
2^(bN) < (e^(sa)U(s))^N, but this inequality is the wrong way.
Any tips?
