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The sum of natural number

  1. Jan 18, 2014 #1
    A professor in Cambridge University has showed his proof that the sum of natural number was equal to -1/12. The video can be found on the internet.


    Well, although the way to proof I think is really ridiculous, it could be a good way to building a new math model. Since we think the sum of natural number is infinity, but that professor proved it equal to a finite number, so maybe this model can express infinity in finite way.


    Finally, a lot of modern problems about physics and many other fields.
     
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  3. Jan 18, 2014 #2

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    I am closing this thread because there's an ongoing thread on this very topic. See [thread]732197[/thread].
     
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