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The Wisest Friends

A “Simple” Problem Mathematicians Couldn’t Solve Till Date

Lothar Collatz, two years after receiving his doctorate, introduced the idea of a conjecture in 1937. Mathematicians still couldn’t solve it.

Visualization of Collatz Conjecture of the first 50,000 positive numbers. Source: Self.

“Mathematics is not yet ripe enough for such questions”

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