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IMC2019: Day 1, Problem 3

Problem 3. Let \(\displaystyle f:(-1,1)\to\RR\) be a twice differentiable function such that

\(\displaystyle {2f'(x)+xf''(x)\geq1} \quad\text{for \(\displaystyle x\in(-1,1)\)}. \)

Prove that

\(\displaystyle \int_{-1}^1xf(x)\,\mathrm{d}x\geq\frac{1}{3}. \)

Proposed by Orif Ibrogimov, ETH Zurich and National University of Uzbekistan and

Karim Rakhimov, Scuola Normale Superiore and National University of Uzbekistan

        

 

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