Solution: 2012-5 Iterative geometric mean

For given positive real numbers \(a_1,\ldots,a_k\) and for each integer n≥k, let \(a_{n+1}\) be the geometric mean of \( a_n, a_{n-1}, a_{n-2}, \ldots, a_{n-k+1}\). Prove that \( \lim_{n\to\infty} a_n\) exists and compute this limit.

The best solution was submitted by Gee Won Suh (서기원), 수리과학과 2009학번. Congratulations!

Here is his Solution of Problem 2012-5.

Alternative solutions were submitted by 박민재 (2011학번, +3, Solution), 김태호 (2011학번, +3, Solution), 이명재 (2012학번, +3), 박훈민 (대전과학고등학교 2학년, +3), 윤영수 (2011학번, +2), 조준영 (2012학번, +2), 변성철 (2011학번, +2), 정우석 (서강대학교 자연과학부 2011학번, +2). One incorrect solution was received.

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