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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 2003 (2003), Issue 27, Pages 1751-1754

An application of a subordination chain

Department of Mathematics, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal-148, Punjab 106, India

Received 12 April 2002

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Let K denote the class of functions g(z)=z+a2z2+ which are regular and univalently convex in the unit disc E. In the present note, we prove that if f is regular in E, f(0)=0, then for gK, f(z)+αzf(z)g(z)+αzg(z) in E implies that f(z)g(z) in E, where α>0 is a real number and the symbol “” stands for subordination.