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8 Verify that any Cauchy sequence in c0 (equipped with the supremum norm) converges to a limit in c0 . Conclude that c0 is a Banach space. 9 Prove that c0 is not a Banach space in the · 2 -norm. 10 Let 1 ≤ p < q ≤ ∞. (a) Denote by n p the finite-dimensional vector space Rn equipped with the norm (x1 , . . , xn ) Show that the norms · (b) Show that p ⊆ q , but p q p = |x1 |p + · · · + |xn |p 1/p . and · q are equivalent on Rn . is not a subset of p . 11 Let x ∈ r for some r < ∞. Show that x ∈ that x p → x ∞ as p → ∞.

The concept of an inner product space exists also when the underlying scalar field is C, but the properties defining an inner product must be modified in this setting. ) An inner product (·, ·) on a vector space H can always be used to define a norm by the formula x = (x, x), x ∈ H. This norm on H is said to be induced by the inner product. 20 A real inner product space H is called a real Hilbert space if it is a complete normed space when given the norm induced by the inner product. If H is an inner product space with induced norm · , then H is a Hilbert space precisely when (H , · ) is a Banach space.

Since (Ω, Σ, μ) is a finite measure space, it follows that f ∈ Lp (μ). Thus, there exists a sequence of simple measurable functions (fn )∞ n=1 such that fn ≥ fn−1 for all n ∈ N, and such that f − fn p → 0 as n → ∞. By the continuity of ψ, ψ(f ) = lim ψ(fn ) = lim n→∞ n→∞ Ω fn gdμ. 17), ψ(f ) = f gdμ, f ∈ L∞ (μ) ∩ Lp (μ), f ≥ 0. Ω To extend this to an arbitrary real function in L∞ (μ) ∩ Lp (μ), let f + = f χ{x:f (x)≥0} and observe that f = f + − f − . 2 Function Spaces 19 We claim that g ∈ Lq (μ).