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    The Most Beautiful Equation

    The following equation is outside of my area of mathematics. The equation below is called THE MOST BEAUTIFUL EQUATION in mathematics. Why is that so?

    e^(i*pi) + 1 = 0
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    Re: The Most Beautiful Equation

    e = 2.71828182....
    pi = 3.14159265....
    i = SQRT(-1)

    That's why!!
    I'd call it the MOST SURPRISING/UNEXPECTED equation...
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    Re: The Most Beautiful Equation

    Quote Originally Posted by USNAVY View Post
    The following equation is outside of my area of mathematics. The equation below is called THE MOST BEAUTIFUL EQUATION in mathematics. Why is that so? e^(i*pi) + 1 = 0
    Many mathematicians can argue that the set $\{\bf{e},~\bf{i},~\bf{\pi},~\bf{+},~\bf{1},~\bf{= },~\bf{0}\}$ contains the seven most important and most used symbols in mathematics.

    That beautifully simple equation relates all seven and only those seven symbols: $\large e^{\bf{i}\pi}+1=0$
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    Re: The Most Beautiful Equation

    Best not to mention the religion thing on the Forum. This example highlights what can happen. (Thank "God" it's over. Hahahahaha ha ha ha... ummmmm... Oops! Look at the time! (slinks away) )

    -Dan

    Addendum: No flame wars! That means you madthdad1965.
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