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When studying the time-hierarchy and space-hierarchy theorems, the main idea is to use a simulation by the universal TM. It is mentioned that the time bound is increased by a logarithmic factor while the space bound remains the same.

I still can't figure out why, as most of the answers I've found to similar questions involve a multitape TM, while the complexity is determined by the bounds of a single-tape TMs and the time bound is known to strictly increase when converting a multitape TM to a single-tape one.

What am I missing here?

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