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cwrw238
 4 years ago
Has anybody read marcus de sautoy's book 'the music of the primes' which is basically about prime numbers and the Riemann Hypothesis? There is a baffling bit about Ramajan's infinite sum:
1 + 2 + 3 + ... n+ ... = 1/12.
Can anybody throw any light on this?
cwrw238
 4 years ago
Has anybody read marcus de sautoy's book 'the music of the primes' which is basically about prime numbers and the Riemann Hypothesis? There is a baffling bit about Ramajan's infinite sum: 1 + 2 + 3 + ... n+ ... = 1/12. Can anybody throw any light on this?

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inkyvoyd
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Uh, all I know is that 12+34+56+7...=1/4 or something...

cwrw238
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh! the book says that the clue to decoding this formula is to write it as 1 + 1/2^1 + 1/3^1 + 1/ 4^1 +...+ 1/n^1 + .....  and this is Riemanns answer on how to calculate the zeta function when fed with the number 1.

cwrw238
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0 the book didn't elucidate any further on this which is very frustrating.

cwrw238
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0probably the math is above me anyway!!
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