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    What are some of the most beatiful math equations?

    I'm partial to Euler's identity.

    A video that relates a little:
    http://www.ted.com/talks/murray_gell...n_physics.html

    What are some that you're partial to?

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    Re: What are some of the most beatiful math equations?

    I like the heat equation.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heat_equation

    I actually know how to use that and have derived things with it, which scares me. It's pretty though. Look at all those partial derivatives.
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    Re: What are some of the most beatiful math equations?

    i like bernoulli's theorem,

    applied to a jet engine


    (1 - M^2)du/u = - dA/A


    with M - mach number

    it's the best, one simple equation to explain the shape of a jet exhaust.

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    Re: What are some of the most beatiful math equations?

    e=mc^2

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    Re: What are some of the most beatiful math equations?

    The Leibniz formula for pi probably intrigues me the most. f(x) = e^x is up there too.

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    Re: What are some of the most beatiful math equations?

    Fourier transform.
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    Re: What are some of the most beatiful math equations?

    Euler's identity is a strong contender for me to... just so damn beautiful.

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    Re: What are some of the most beatiful math equations?

    Quote Originally Posted by keyper7 View Post
    euler's identity is a strong contender for me to... Just so damn beautiful.
    +1
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    F = d/dt(m/v)
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    Mine would be the Taylor series. Just something about watching rational functions converge towards a non-elementary rule.

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