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Re: log x > x - proof?

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  • Subject: [mg28391] Re: log x > x - proof?
  • From: "J.R. Chaffer" <jrchaff at mcn.net>
  • Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 00:13:42 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <99us89$60p@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Joe, it might take a while to do that; are you sure the
inequality points the way you intend it ?
jrc

Joe wrote:
> 
> Dear all,
> 
> Please could someone give me some hints as to how to prove that
> 
> log x > x for all x > 0
> 
> Isn't it proof by contradiction, or by intimidation?
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> Joe


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