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**Yusuke00****Member**- Registered: 2013-11-19
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Hey guys.I just came out with a new problem i discovered.

Let it be n>=2 a natural number and n rational numbers with the property that,however we pick one of them,the sum of the other n-1 is 0.Show that all the numbers are equal to 0.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Let the numbers be

and for .Then we have that

for . We see that all of the numbers are the same. It is now obvious that they must all be zero.*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2013-11-24 06:28:02)*

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**Yusuke00****Member**- Registered: 2013-11-19
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Interesting proof,i thought of a different one.

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**Yusuke00****Member**- Registered: 2013-11-19
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How do you write mathematical here?

I mean with all the symbols and etc.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Use (math)(/math), except that you put [ and ] instead of ( and ). This enables you to use LaTeX on the forum.

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