Re: Inequalities

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg69692] Re: Inequalities*From*: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>*Date*: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 07:29:13 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: The University of Western Australia*References*: <eeqpop$oe3$1@smc.vnet.net>

In article <eeqpop$oe3$1 at smc.vnet.net>, misha <iamisha1 at comcast.net> wrote: > I am an inexperienced user and am wondering whether Mathematica can help > me with inequalities such as the following. > > Given 0 < p < q < 1, > > When is p(1-p)<q(1-q)? > > It should be, if 1 - q > p. Use Reduce: Reduce[{p (1 - p) < q (1 - q), 0 < p < q < 1}] Cheers, Paul _______________________________________________________________________ Paul Abbott Phone: 61 8 6488 2734 School of Physics, M013 Fax: +61 8 6488 1014 The University of Western Australia (CRICOS Provider No 00126G) AUSTRALIA http://physics.uwa.edu.au/~paul