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Step 1: Show that the statement holds for the basis case
- . A tree with one node has zero edges
Step 2: Assume that that summation is true up to n.
Step 3: Show that on the assumption that the summation is true for n, it follows that it is true for n + 1.
- When adding one node to a tree one edge is added as well
Back to Chapter 1.