Sunday, February 3, 2019

Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall blow your mind

Minus times Minus equals Plus;

The reason for this we need not discuss.

Euler’s Identity

You know these numbers:
On the surface they appear unrelated. e is the base of natural logarithms, i is imaginary, π concerns circles. But, amazingly:
Euler's identity
Harvard mathematician Benjamin Peirce told a class, “It is absolutely paradoxical; we cannot understand it, and we don’t know what it means, but we have proved it, and therefore we know it must be the truth.”