Best Answer bushindo, 12 April 2013 - 02:43 AM

Spoiler for PROOF pt.3

I believe there is a subtle error here

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Best Answer bushindo, 12 April 2013 - 02:43 AM

Spoiler for PROOF pt.3

I believe there is a subtle error here

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 04:54 PM

I came across this page which seems to contradict my proof. Any ideas where I went wrong?

http://www2.stetson....friedma/maxmin/

Your proof did not go "wrong": 1.902 IS "greater than or equal to" sqrt(3).

What others have said is that 1.902 cannot be "equal to" sqrt(3).

As several people now have shown, the best lower bound for M/m is 1.902, where equality can be achieved.

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