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Mathematics of Computation

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ISSN 1088-6842 (online) ISSN 0025-5718 (print)

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A note on a conjecture of L. J. Mordell
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by Michael A. Malcolm PDF
Math. Comp. 25 (1971), 375-377 Request permission


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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  • © Copyright 1971 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 25 (1971), 375-377
  • MSC: Primary 10.05; Secondary 68.00
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  • MathSciNet review: 0284395