Abstract:We give a simple, elementary new proof of a generalization of the following conjecture of Paul Erdős: the sum of the elements of a finite integer set with distinct subset sums is less than 2.
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- P. E. Frenkel
- Affiliation: Kútvölgyi út 40, Budapest 1125, Hungary
- MR Author ID: 623969
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Received by editor(s): April 7, 1997
- Additional Notes: The author thanks L. Laczkó for calling his attention to the problem, and M. Laczkovich for his attention and kind help.
- Communicated by: David E. Rohrlich
- © Copyright 1998 American Mathematical Society
- Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 126 (1998), 3199-3200
- MSC (1991): Primary 11B13; Secondary 11B75
- DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-98-04576-6
- MathSciNet review: 1469406