| | | # what is the most recently discovered/hardest to solve, math equations?
Asked Jul 29, 2009, 09:34 AM
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** 20 Answers** | What is the hardest, most difficult math equation to solve? What is the most recently discovered or invented math equation?
Is the Navier-Strokes equations difficult? “We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.”
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Jul 29, 2009, 10:31 AM
| | The biggest one that is probably at the forefront of unsolved math problems is the Riemann Hypothesis. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riemann_hypothesis
Prove that the non trivial zeros of the Riemann Zeta-function lie on the critical line
By brute force computation all the known non trivial zeros have been found to lie on this line... but that is not a rigorous proof that they all do. | | | Full Member | |
Jul 29, 2009, 05:51 PM
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Thanks Galactus!! Have you ever tried to tackle navier-strokes?
By the way Galactus, I'm only in Algebra, but for some reason I'm really interested when I see hard math, like those. Is that okay? Is it okay to be interested in something too advanced for me? | | | Ultra Member | |
Jul 29, 2009, 05:55 PM
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Is it okay to be interested in something too advanced for me?
Why certainly
I do that myself. The thing to do with math is go in stages. Get good with algebra. Then calculus. Then differential equations. Then... on and on and on | | | Full Member | |
Jul 29, 2009, 06:48 PM
| | Originally Posted by **galactus** Why certainly
I do that myself. The thing to do with math is go in stages. Get good with algebra. Then calculus. Then differential equations. Then.........................on and on and on
Awww man... I'm impatient I want to grab all the books and bury myself in it =)
By the way, it's
Algebra, Geometry, Pre-calc, calculus, trigometry, THEN differential equations, right? MAN I'm a long way...
Is that you with the Ukulele? | | | Ultra Member | |
Jul 30, 2009, 04:24 AM
| | Ukulele? That's a Banjo!! | | | Uber Member | |
Jul 30, 2009, 10:49 AM
| | Originally Posted by **survivorboi** By the way Galactus, I'm only in Algebra, but for some reason I'm really interested when I see hard math, like those. Is that okay? Is it okay to be interested in something too advanced for me? Funny, I feel the same! | | | Full Member | |
Jul 30, 2009, 12:25 PM
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I can't give anyone a greenie because I have to pass some reputation... =( | | | Ultra Member | |
Jul 30, 2009, 01:04 PM
| | Here is a list of the Clay Institutes unsolved math problems:
Those that, if solved, are awarded a $1,000,000 prize. Millennium Prize Problems
The Poincare Conjecture was solved several years back. But the man that did it is an eccentric that refused the prize. Can you believe that?
His name is Gregori Perlman. A genius, yet a little wacky. Which isn't unusual. Google the Poincare Conjecture and you will find out all about it.
The math is crazy. | | | Uber Member | |
Jul 30, 2009, 01:06 PM
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Wow, I wasn't aware that prizes were awarded to 'math solvers' | | Thread Tools | Search this Thread | | | ##
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