The mixed width-integrals are defined and shown to have properties similar to those of the mixed volumes of Minkowski. An inequality is established for the mixed width-integrals analogous to the Fenchel-Aleksandrov inequality for the mixed volumes. An isoperimetric inequality (involving the mixed width-integrals) is presented which generalizes an inequality recently obtained by Chakerian and Heil. Strengthened versions of this general inequality are obtained by introducing indexed mixed width-integrals. This leads to an isoperimetric inequality similar to Busemann's inequality involving concurrent cross-sections of convex bodies.
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- General Mathematics