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$(\ell_p,\|.\|_{\infty})$ Banach or separable

Is $(\ell_p,\|.\|_{\infty})$ for $1\leq p<\infty$ a Banach or separable space? is there any fast way of proving it without checking separability or completeness with the usual way?
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Compact subsets of $c_0$

Let $c_0$ be the Banach space of all sequences converging to 0, equipped with the supremum norm. How do the compact subsets of $c_0$ look like? I could imagine that $K \subset c_0$ is compact if ...
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Proving a Space of Real Valued sequences is Banach.

Theorem: A normed vector space $(V,||\circ||)$ is a banach space if and only if for every sequence $x_n$ in $V$ with the property that $\sum ||x_n||<\infty$ we have $\sum x_n < \infty$. ...
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Show that ($\ell^1$, $\|\cdot\|_1$) is complete

Show that the vector space $\ell^1 : = \{(a_n) : \sum_n|a_n| < \infty\}$ with the norm $\|(a_n)\|_1 : = \sum_n|a_n|$ where $(a_n)$ are sequences in $\mathbb C$ is complete. Thanks in advance.
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Doubt in the proof that $l^{p}$ is complete

I was looking at the proof that $l^{p}$ is complete with respect to the standard metric. Suppose $x^{(n)}$ is a Cauchy sequence in $l^{p}$. Then Given $\epsilon > 0$, $\exists\,\, n_{0} \in ...
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Show that the image of $T:l^{\infty}\to l^{\infty}$, $(x_n)_n \mapsto \Big(\frac{x_n}{n}\Big)_n$ is not closed in $l^{\infty}$.

Denote the set of all bounded sequences in $\mathbb{R}$ by $l^{\infty}$, endowed with the sup norm $\lVert \rVert _{\infty}$. Define a map $T:l^{\infty} \to l^{\infty}$ as follows: $$(x_n)_n \mapsto ...
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Is $(l^1 ,\|.\|)$ a Banach space?

Suppose $x=\{x_n\}\in l^1$ and $\|x\|=\sup|\sum_{k=1}^{n}x_k|$, let $\|x\|_1=\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}|x_n|$ is a norm for $l^1$ . Is $(l^1 ,\|.\|)$ a Banach space?
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Proving $\ell_\infty$ is complete

I start by taking a Cauchy sequence $(a_i)$ in $\ell_\infty$. I denote the terms of $(a_i)$ as $f_1, f_2, f_3, \dots$ and so on. For each $x \in \mathbb{N}$, the sequence $(f_1(x), f_2(x), f_3(x), ...
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existence of invertible operator mapping one sequence pointwise to a 'nearby' sequence

Let $X$ be a Banach space and $(x_n)$, $(y_n)$, $(f_n)$ be bounded sequences in $X$, $X$, $X^*$ respectively such that $f_m(x_n)=\delta_{mn}$ $\forall m,n$ and $\epsilon=\Sigma\|x_n-y_n\|<\infty$. ...
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Dual spaces of complex sequences, show the second member is in the dual space

I'm having trouble with some of (ok, most of) the exercises in my 1st-year-master's functional analysis class, so here's one of them, hoping someone can help me out: If a sequence $(b_n)$ is ...
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Completeness proof of $\ell^p$

Say $\{x_n\}$ is Cauchy in $\ell^p$ and $x$ is its pointwise limit. To argue that $x \in \ell^p$ would the following be correct: Let $\varepsilon > 0$ and let $N$ be s.t. $n,m > N$ ...
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About Banach Spaces And Absolute Convergence Of Seires

How to prove the following two assertions: If in a normed space $X$, absolute convergence of any series always implies convergence of that series, then $X$ is a Banach space. In a Banach space, ...
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Convergence of a function in a metric space to its metric

Given a metric space $(\mathbb{A},d)$ with a metric $d$ being the Euclidean metric, if $\lim_{t \rightarrow \infty}||A_{t+1}-A_t||\rightarrow 0$ is a convergent sequence where $A$ is a matrix with the ...
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Something weaker than the Riesz basis

I have some function $f$, real valued and continuous. I formed functions $\{f_{m,k}, k \in \mathbb{Z}, m>0\}$ such that that $\mathrm{span}\{f_{m,k}, k \in \mathbb{Z}, m>0\}$ is dense in ...
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Is $C^1(A)$ a Banach space?

Let $A \subset \mathbb R$ and consider the space $C^1(A)$. I am asked to prove that $( C^1(A), \Vert \cdot \Vert_{C^1(A)})$ is a Banach space, where $$ \Vert f(x) \Vert_{C^1(A)} = \sup_{x \in A} ...
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Space of $\mathbb{R}$ valued sequences converging to $0$. Some basic results.

Let $C_0(\mathbb{R})$ be the space of $\mathbb{R}$ valued sequences converging to $0$. Let $l_n$ be a positive sequence in $\mathbb{R}$ such that $\sum\limits_{n=1}^\infty l_n=1$. We define $$ ...
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Characterization of strong minimums with slices.

I am doing a proof of a Lemma that isn't in a book. Let $X$ a Banach space and $\emptyset\not=S\subset X$ closed of $X$. Let $f$ be a lower semicontinuous function bounded below in $S$. I have that ...
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Is there a null sequence that is in no $\ell_p$ with $p<\infty$?

Is $\bigcup_{p<\infty}\ell_p=c_0$? At least one inclusion obvious: every p-summable sequence converges to zero.
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Cauchy, Bolzano-Weierstrass, Convergence

Why is it that if for every bounded sequence we can find a convergent subsequence (in a normed vector space) then every Cauchy sequence converges (in this normed space)? Thanks.
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Sequences in $\ell_p$ spaces

Does there exist a sequence $(x_n)$ belonging to $\ell_1\cap\ell_2$ which converges in one but not the other? $(x_n)$ is of course a sequence in these spaces, so it's a sequence of sequences.
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Inequality between $\ell^p$-norms

Suppose that a sequence $x=(x_n)$ belongs both to $\ell^p$ and $\ell^q$ ($p,q>1$, $p\neq q$). Is there any inequality between $\|x\|_p$ and $\|x\|_q$. Can one $\ell^p$ be continuously embedded into ...
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Equivalent definitions of unconditional convergence

I am across two definitions for unconditional convergence for which it is not immediately obvious to me that they are equivalent. Here are the definitions. Throughout, $\frak{X}$ will denote a Banach ...
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Geometric Sums in Banach Algebra

Let $E$ be a Banach Algebra with identity, and $v\in E$, so that $||v|| < 1$. The geometric series $w = \sum_{k=0}^\infty v^k$ converges in the norm. I can show that $||w|| \le ...