State true or false? Give reason?

If a + b + c = 81 , the minimum value of a^10 + b^10 + c^10 is (81)^10.

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- August 24th 2008, 12:15 AMpuneetminimum value
State true or false? Give reason?

If a + b + c = 81 , the minimum value of a^10 + b^10 + c^10 is (81)^10. - August 24th 2008, 01:16 AMwingless
False. Taking makes which is less than .

Where did you see this question? - August 24th 2008, 02:00 AMpuneetignou
It was in my ignou assignment.

- August 24th 2008, 02:30 AMwingless
OK. No problem as long as disproving is enough.