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What is x in the Riemann Hypothesis?

  1. Jun 17, 2011 #1
    Th Riemann Hypothesis states that every 0 lies on x=0.5. What is x here?
     
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  3. Jun 17, 2011 #2

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    "x" is the real part of the complex number z= x+ iy. The Riemann hypothesis is that the real part of every (non-trivial) zero of the "Riemann zeta function" is equal to 1/2.
     
  4. Jun 17, 2011 #3
    Thanks.
     
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