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Various perspectives on a pair of simple inequalities for log x

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 October 2023

G. J. O. Jameson*
Affiliation:
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Extract

The basic inequalities

The inequalities in question are(1)

and(2)

for x > 1.

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© The Authors, 2023 Published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of The Mathematical Association

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