A note on a conjecture of L. J. Mordell

Author:
Michael A. Malcolm

Journal:
Math. Comp. **25** (1971), 375-377

MSC:
Primary 10.05; Secondary 68.00

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1971-0284395-8

MathSciNet review:
0284395

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Abstract: A computer proof is described for a previously unsolved problem concerning the inequality $\sum \nolimits _{i = 1}^n {{x_i}/({x_{i + 1}} + {x_{i + 2}}) \geqq n/2}$.

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Keywords:
Cyclic sum,
interval arithmetic

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