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23. Let f be a differentiable concave (strictly concave) function on the convex set C. 108) C, then f attains its maximum (unique maximum) at x*. Proof. 109) and the inequality above is strict if f is strictly concave. 110) inequality is strict if f is strictly concave. Thus x* is a maximum maximum) of f. 0 us turn our attention to minima of concave functions. The first as follows. 24 (Fenchel, 1951). If f is a concave function defined on the convex set C and attains its global minimum over C at an interior point XO of C, then f is constant on C.
We can also characterize differentiable concave functions by the monotonic behavior of their derivatives. 4. The "graph below the tangent'· property of concave functions. 3 (Fenchel, 1951). Letfbe a differentiable function on the open convex set C c R. It is concave (strictly concave) if and only if l' is a nonincreasing (decreasing) function. Proof. 26) and l' is nonincreasing. 26) are strict if f is strictly concave. Conversely, let Xl E C, x 2 E C, Xl < x 2 and x 3 = AXI + (1 - A )x 2 for some 0 < A < 1.