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Michael F. Stemper

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Re: math problems - help
Posted: Oct 4, 2013 7:14 PM
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On 10/04/2013 05:34 PM, Christopher J. Henrich wrote:
> In article <jc4s49lhvr24c5dmpf1jbrjhldmrfpp866@4ax.com>, stony
> <x@x.com> wrote:

>> Prove that:
>> ((1/(a^2+1)) + ((1/(b^2+1)) + ((1/(c^2+1)) <= 1/2

> This problem, as you have stated it, makes no sense. It has got to be
> incorrectly stated, in some way or another.

In fact, if you let a=b=c=1, the left-hand side is 1/2 + 1/2 + 1/2. Or,
with a=b=c=0, the left-hand side is 1 + 1 + 1.

(These are ignoring the first parend in each term.)

Michael F. Stemper
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