The following question is tackled with based **completely** on David Speyer's argument on a related problem:

Let $x,y,z\in \mathbb{Q}:x\ge1,y\ge1,z\ge1$. What should be the minimum value of $s\in \mathbb{R}: n∈[1,s]$ to ensure that $5p−4≤nx≤5p−1$, $5q−4≤ny≤5q−1$ and $5r-4\le nz\le 5r-1$ for all $x,y,z$ and some $p,q,r \in \mathbb{N}$?

Without loss of generality, let $x\ge y\ge z$. Now we break the problem into cases.

**Case 1 (the main case):** $z\ge9/4$. In this case, there exists an integer $l$ such that $z\le 5l−4<5l−1≤4z$. As $r$ ranges from $(5l−4)/z$ to $(5l−1)/z$, the value of $ry$ increases by $3(y/z)\ge3$ and $rx$ increases by $3(x/z)\ge3$. Therefore, for some $r$ in this range, $ry$ and $rx$ must lie in an interval of the form $(5m−4,5m−1)$. For this $r$, we have $r∈[1,4]$ and $(rx,ry,rz)$ of the desired form.

So, from now on, assume $z\le 9/4$. Since this means $1≤z≤4$, if $5l−4≤y≤5l-1$ and $5m−4≤x≤5m-1$, we are done.

Does this argument hold for the case shown?