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Spathi

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- My question is: can the Ramanujan summation be relatively easily obtained using the p-acid numbers?

In mathematics, there is the Ramanujan summation:

$$1+2+3+4+...=-\frac{1}{12}$$

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1_+_2_+_3_+_4_+_⋯

This sum is used in physics for predicting the Casimir effect:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casimir_effect

I have also heard that this sum was used in the string theory (more precisely, in the original bosonic string theory).

Then, in mathematics the p-adic numbers are used:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P-adic_number

My question is: can the Ramanujan summation be relatively easily obtained using the p-adic numbers?

$$1+2+3+4+...=-\frac{1}{12}$$

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1_+_2_+_3_+_4_+_⋯

This sum is used in physics for predicting the Casimir effect:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casimir_effect

I have also heard that this sum was used in the string theory (more precisely, in the original bosonic string theory).

Then, in mathematics the p-adic numbers are used:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P-adic_number

My question is: can the Ramanujan summation be relatively easily obtained using the p-adic numbers?

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