Solution: 2017-17 An infimum

For an integer \( n \geq 3 \), evaluate
\inf \left\{ \sum_{i=1}^n \frac{x_i^2}{(1-x_i)^2} \right\},
where the infimum is taken over all \( n \)-tuple of real numbers \( x_1, x_2, \dots, x_n \neq 1 \) satisfying that \( x_1 x_2 \dots x_n = 1 \).

The best solution was submitted by Choi, Daebeom (최대범, 수리과학과 2016학번). Congratulations!

Here is his solution of problem 2017-17.

Alternative solutions were submitted by 국윤범 (수리과학과 2015학번, +3), 김태균 (수리과학과 2016학번, +3), 장기정 (수리과학과 2014학번, +3), Huy Tung Nguyen (수리과학과 2016학번, +3), 김기택 (수리과학과 2015학번, +2), 유찬진 (수리과학과 2015학번, +2), 윤준기 (전기및전자공학부 2014학번, +2), 이본우 (2017학번, +2). One incorrect solution was received.

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