For consecutive primes $a\lt b\lt c$, prove that $a+b\ge c$.
I cannot find a counterexample to this. Do we know if this inequality is true? Alternatively, is this some documented problem (solved or unsolved)?
For consecutive primes $a\lt b\lt c$, prove that $a+b\ge c$. I cannot find a counterexample to this. Do we know if this inequality is true? Alternatively, is this some documented problem (solved or unsolved)? 


Yes, this is true. In 1952, Nagura proved that for $n \geq 25$, there is always a prime between $n$ and $(6/5)n$. Thus, let $p_k$ be a prime at least 25. Then $p_k+p_{k+1} > 2p_k$. But by Nagura's result we have that $p_{k+2} \leq 36/25 p_k < 2p_k$. It is easy to verify the conjecture for small values of $p$. 


As a matter of fact, P. L. Chebyshev knew already that for any $\epsilon > \frac{1}{5}$, there exists an $n(\epsilon) \in \mathbb{N}$ such that for all $n\geq n(\epsilon),$ $\pi((1+\epsilon)n)\pi(n)>0.$ In [2], one can find a short report on the problem of determining the smallest $n(\epsilon)$ explicitly once that $\epsilon$ has been fixed. References [1] P. L. Chebyshev. Mémoire sur les nombres premiers. Mémoires de l'Acad. Imp. Sci. de St. Pétersbourg, VII, 1850. [2] H. Harborth & A. Kemnitz. Calculations for Bertrand's Postulate. Mathematics Magazine, 54 (1), pp. 3334. 


Ramanujan (1919), see Eq. (18):
Whence, with $x= 2p_k$ for $p_k \ge 7$, $$p_{k+2} \le 2 p_k \lt p_k+p_{k+1}, $$ and $5\le 2+3$, $7\le 3+ 5$, $11 \le 5+7$. 

