Problem about a finite sequence

CENTRE, COMMUNITY MATHEMATICS (2018) Problem about a finite sequence. At RIght Angles, 7 (2). pp. 137-139.

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The following problem appeared in the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) of 1977, held that year in (the former Republic of) Yugoslavia (see [1]; it is the second problem in the paper): In a finite sequence of real numbers, the sum of any seven successive terms is negative, and the sum of any eleven successive terms is positive. Determine the maximum number of terms in the sequence.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Finite sequence, IMO
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > At Right Angles
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2018 18:14
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2018 18:14
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