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    strict convexity question

    hi, I have a question. any help is appreciated.
    If I add a linear function to a strictly convex function, is the resulting (sum) function still strictly convex?
    thanks a bunch.

    kardes
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    Re: strict convexity question

    Adding a linear function wont alter the second derivative so I think it still will be.
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    Re: strict convexity question

    I think so too. thanks a lot for your time!
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