Find the value of p which makes the value of p + 1/p a minimum
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Originally Posted by mathaddict Find the value of p which makes the value of p + 1/p a minimum I would attempt it like this: let for stationary point let this implies that so
Last edited by U-God; Oct 27th 2008 at 10:36 PM.
Originally Posted by U-God I would attempt it like this: let for stationary point let this implies that so Just a friendly suggestion. You can generate the plus or minus sign in LaTeX, using the command \pm. It yields You can also generate a minus or plus sign in LaTeX, use the command \mp. It yields . --Chris
Originally Posted by mathaddict Find the value of p which makes the value of p + 1/p a minimum If then: by AM-GM. Now for we have a minimum.
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