Mathematics

The Most Beautiful Sum in Mathematics

The best series have unexpected results.

Aidan Lytle
Intuition
Published in
6 min readSep 4, 2022

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In mathematics, there are few things as nice as an infinite sum. If we can, we like to turn them into geometric sums, and if we can’t, well, we try to figure out why.

One famous summation problem is the Basel problem. The Basel problem is a natural question to…

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Aidan Lytle
Intuition

Mathematician out of NC. Read and write philosophy and social theory.