tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-32546160.post3126974278301806376..comments2024-07-29T19:04:11.214+10:00Comments on astropixie: astounding mathematicsAnonymoushttp://www.blogger.com/profile/14621483772952311458noreply@blogger.comBlogger4125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-32546160.post-42497468085271455282014-02-12T12:16:06.082+11:002014-02-12T12:16:06.082+11:00After much googling I've found that there is a...After much googling I've found that there is a difference between the sum of a finite series of natural numbers & the sum of an infinite series of same.<br />So maybe 1+2+3+4+5... = -1/12 as the 3 dots after the 5 denote an infinite series and when you're dealing with infinity you're in Alice in Wonderland territory! <br />Perhaps 1+2+3+4+5... can just as easily equal a jam StuntTradernoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-32546160.post-34020619923451322642014-02-06T17:55:31.826+11:002014-02-06T17:55:31.826+11:00I'm not buying it.
There is no way that the s...I'm not buying it.<br /> There is no way that the sum of a series of positive numbers can result in a number smaller than any of the series constituents.<br />Moonshine!StuntTradernoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-32546160.post-64991953752802260332014-02-06T16:29:16.384+11:002014-02-06T16:29:16.384+11:00-1/12 = 0.083333333333
-1/12 = 0.083333333333 <br /><br />StuntTradernoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-32546160.post-31613174736522988482014-02-06T10:02:01.739+11:002014-02-06T10:02:01.739+11:00Well, don't believe everything you read, and d...Well, don't believe everything you read, and don't automatically believe people with impressive sounding titles. <br /><br />This physicist, Tony Padilla, seems to have a few serious gaps in his understanding of mathematics, and clearly, Dennis Overbye did not understand enough of anything anyone told him to write anything but a ridiculously uninformed article. He should remember not to Archie Kohmovernoreply@blogger.com