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Two Inequalities for and Applications

Journal of Inequalities and Applications20072008:471527

DOI: 10.1155/2008/471527

Received: 26 August 2007

Accepted: 13 November 2007

Published: 29 November 2007

Abstract

We use the -binomial formula to establish two inequalities for the basic hypergeometric series . As applications of the inequalities, we discuss the convergence of -series.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Mathematics, East China Normal University
(2)
Department of Information Science, Jiangsu Polytechnic University

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© Mingjin Wang 2008

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