# What is Cauchy-Schwarz theorem?

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## What is Cauchy-Schwarz theorem?

Lesson Summary. The Cauchy-Schwarz inequality says the lengths of the dot product of vectors is less than or equal to the product of the lengths of the vectors. Another form of this inequality says the length of the sum of two vectors is less than or equal to the sum of the lengths of the vectors.

### Is converse of Cauchy-Schwarz inequality true?

remains true because the measure -dg(x) is nonnegative.

**Why do we need Cauchy-Schwarz inequality?**

The Cauchy-Schwarz inequality also is important because it connects the notion of an inner product with the notion of length. Show activity on this post. The Cauchy-Schwarz inequality holds for much wider range of settings than just the two- or three-dimensional Euclidean space R2 or R3.

**How do you prove Cauchy inequality?**

This inequality is an equality if and only if one of u, v is a scalar multiple of the other. = |〈u, v〉|2 v2 + w2 ≥ |〈u, v〉|2 v2 . Multiplying both sides of this inequality by v2 and then taking square roots gives the Cauchy-Schwarz inequality (2).

## What is Schwarz inequality theorem?

Also called Cauchy-Schwarz inequality. the theorem that the square of the integral of the product of two functions is less than or equal to the product of the integrals of the square of each function.

### What is Cauchy-Schwarz inequality in linear algebra?

If u and v are two vectors in an inner product space V, then the Cauchy–Schwarz inequality states that for all vectors u and v in V, (1) The bilinear functional 〈u, v〉 is the inner product of the space V. The inequality becomes an equality if and only if u and v are linearly dependent.

**What is the Schwarz inequality in r2 or r3?**

The Cauchy-Schwarz inequality is one of the most widely used inequalities in mathematics, and will have occasion to use it in proofs. We can motivate the result by assuming that vectors u and v are in ℝ2 or ℝ3. In either case, 〈u, v〉 = ‖u‖2‖v‖2 cos θ. If θ = 0 or θ = π, |〈u, v〉| = ‖u‖2‖v‖2.

**What is the Schwarz inequality in R 2?**

As explained in class, if you believe that vectors in hundreds of dimensions act like the vectors you know and love in R2, then the Cauchy-Schwartz inequality is a consequence of the law of cosines. Specifically, u · v = |u||v|cosθ, and cosθ ≤ 1.