1 + 2 + 3 + ... = -1/12
10-03-2018, 11:13 AM
Post: #7
 Albert Chan Senior Member Posts: 1,657 Joined: Jul 2018
RE: 1 + 2 + 3 + ... = -1/12
After some investigation, -1/12 may not be wrong ...
It depends on what "Equal" meant: Does 1+2+3... Really Equal -1/12 ?

Above article included a link to Numberphile more convincing second proof.

Here is a good explanation from Professor Frenkel:

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