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Schwarz inequality

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Homework Statement


For x,y,z ## \in \mathbb {R^+} ##, prove that
## \sqrt {x (3 x +y) } + \sqrt {y (3y +z) } + \sqrt {z(3z +x)} \leq ~ 2(x +y+ z) ##


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The Attempt at a Solution


I don't know which inequality among the above two has to be applied.
I am trying to solve it by inspection. I don't know the standard approach to solve it.
 

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If in doubt, write the Schwarz inequality with components of general vectors v,w, expand the smaller side, then see if you can assign the components to get these square roots at a suitable spot in the equation.
 
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If in doubt, write the Schwarz inequality with components of general vectors v,w, expand the smaller side, then see if you can assign the components to get these square roots at a suitable spot in the equation.
I did it. Thanks a lot for guiding me.
 

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