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Classical Abstract Spaces in Functional Analysis That is, x ˜ = xi . Without loss of generality we assume that x ˜ = b. We know that f ≥ f (x1 ) − f (x0 ) + f (x2 ) − f (x1 ) x) . x) − f (a) + f (b) − f (˜ = f (˜ Consequently, f ≥ f (x1 ) = f (˜ x) = C=0. But this is a contradiction and therefore f (x) ≡ 0. 5 provide elementary examples of complete normed vector spaces. 3. First, we will show that it is straightforward to extend the deﬁnition of C[a, b] to accommodate more general domains. 6. 3, we saw that C[a, b] is a normed vector space when the norm is deﬁned as f C[a,b] = sup |f (x)| = max |f (x)|.

Consider N N |xi + yi |p ≤ i=1 |xi | + |yi | p |xi | + |yi | p−1 i=1 N N = i=1 p−1 |xi | + |yi | |xi | + |yi |. i=1 We can now apply H¨ older’s inequality to each term on the right-hand side of the above inequality N N |xi | + |yi | p−1 |xi | + |yi | |xi | ≤ i=1 (p−1)q 1 q N |xi | p i=1 N i=1 N |xi | + |yi | p−1 |xi | + |yi | |yi | ≤ i=1 1 p (p−1)q 1 q N |yi | p i=1 1 p i=1 and obtain N 1 q N |xi | + |yi | p |xi | + |yi | ≤ i=1 (p−1)q N |xi |p i=1 |xi | + |yi | p |yi |p i=1 1 p N |xi |p i=1 N |yi |p + i=1 N i=1 |xi | + |yi | 1− 1q N ≤ |xi | p i=1 1 p N |xi + yi | p i=1 1 p |yi | p + i=1 N ≤ |xi | p i=1 1 p N i=1 so that .

Then H¨ older’s inequality holds p q N 1 p N |xi yi | ≤ |xi | p i=1 N |yi | q i=1 1 q . i=1 Proof. We have shown that ab ≤ choose |xk | ak = N k=1 |xk |p 1 p 1 p 1 q a + b p q , |yk | bk = N k=1 1 q |yk |q . Then we have N i=1 N |xi yi | N i=1 |xk |p 1 p N i=1 |yk |q 1 q ≤ i=1 = The theorem is proved. 1 p 1 p N i=1 N k=1 |xi |p N k=1 |xi |p |xk |p |xk |p + 1 q + 1 q N i=1 N k=1 |yi |q N k=1 |yi |q |yk |q |yk |q = 1 1 + = 1. 3. 10 (Minkowski’s Inequality). Let p be an integer such that 1 ≤ p < ∞.