Chebyshev’s sum inequality is an important inequality and can be proved in various ways. Emile Picard proved it in the 1880s via concepts of centre of gravity. It can be proved easily once one has proved a more fundamental inequality. To see how read here.

11 February 2019:

The Math Stack Exchange seems to be a refuge for some arrogantly offensive types so students who want some illumination through that forum do so at their own risk. Don’t be surprised if someone humiliates you. And mathematicians wonder why many people don’t like mathematics! For my views on this forum, read this paper