What is the largest real number that can be factorized into a product of positive real numbers such that their sum is 27?
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Please email your solutions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is an original puzzle from cotpi.
The following is a list of resources on related topics:
- Poonen, Bjorn. "The AM-GM inequality." Inequalities. 4 Nov. 2001. University of California, Berkeley. 27 Nov. 2011 <http://mathcircle.berkeley.edu/BMC4/Handouts/inequal/node1.html>.