Abstract and Applied Analysis
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 190701, 8 pages
Research Article

A Fixed Point Theorem for Mappings Satisfying a Contractive Condition of Rational Type on a Partially Ordered Metric Space

Departamento de Matemáticas, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Campus de Tafira Baja, 35017 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Received 23 June 2010; Accepted 14 September 2010

Academic Editor: A. Zafer

Copyright © 2010 J. Harjani et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The purpose of this paper is to present a fixed point theorem using a contractive condition of rational type in the context of partially ordered metric spaces.