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Mathematics of Computation

Published by the American Mathematical Society since 1960 (published as Mathematical Tables and other Aids to Computation 1943-1959), Mathematics of Computation is devoted to research articles of the highest quality in computational mathematics.

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

The 2020 MCQ for Mathematics of Computation is 1.78.

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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