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JOMO 6, Long 2

Given that for \(x, y, z\geq 0\), we have \(xy+yz+zx = 3\) Then prove that: \[\frac{x+y+z}{x^2y^2z^2} \geq \frac{9}{x^3+y^3+z^3 - (x+y+z)\left[(x+1)(x-1)+(y+1)(y-1)+(z-1)(z+1)\right]}\]

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2 years, 6 months ago

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Note that: x^3+y^3+z^3-3xyz=(x+y+z)(x^2+y^2+z^2-xy-yz-zx) Then, x^3+y^3+z^3-3xyz=(x+y+z)[(x^2-1)+(y^2-1)+(z^2-1)] So, x^3+y^3+z^3-(x+y+z)[(x+1)(x-1)+(y+1)(y-1)+(z+1)(z-1)]=3xyz Now, it simply to prove (x+y+z)/[(xyz)^2] >= 9/(3xyz)=3/(xyz) <=> (x+y+z)/(xyz) >= 3 <=> 1/(xy)+1/(yz)+1/(xz) >= 3 Since x,y,z>0, by AM-HM, (xy+yz+zx)[1/(xy)+1/(yz)+1/(xz)] >= 9 => [1/(xy)+1/(yz)+1/(xz)] >= 3 , and we done~ :) ~ 汶汶 樂 · 2 years, 6 months ago

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@汶汶 樂 \({\LaTeX}\)'d

Note that: \(x^3+y^3+z^3-3xyz=(x+y+z)(x^2+y^2+z^2-xy-yz-zx)\)

Then, \(x^3+y^3+z^3-3xyz=(x+y+z)[(x^2-1)+(y^2-1)+(z^2-1)]\)

So, \(x^3+y^3+z^3-(x+y+z)[(x+1)(x-1)+(y+1)(y-1)+(z+1)(z-1)]=3xyz\)

Now, it simply to prove \[\begin{align*}\dfrac{x+y+z}{(xyz)^2} &\ge \dfrac{9}{3xyz}=\dfrac{3}{xyz}\\ &\iff \dfrac{x+y+z}{xyz} \ge 3\\ &\iff \dfrac{1}{xy}+\dfrac{1}{yz}+\dfrac{1}{xz} \ge 3 \end{align*}\] Since \(x,y,z > 0\), by AM-HM, \[\begin{align*}(xy+yz+zx)\left[\dfrac{1}{xy}+\dfrac{1}{yz}+\dfrac{1}{xz} \right] &\ge 9 \\ \implies \dfrac{1}{xy}+\dfrac{1}{yz}+\dfrac{1}{xz} &\ge 3\end{align*}\] and we done~ :) ~ Daniel Liu · 2 years, 5 months ago

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