1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8+…= -1/12

1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8+…= -1/12

Since the Knight’s Atari editors, and a number of its contributors, have a few doctorates in mathematics between them, it is probably fitting that we increase the amount of mathematics featured on Knight’s Atari – especially if we’re still trotting out the “editor of an award-winning publication featuring mathematical puzzles” waffle in job applications. To that end, we will attempt to include a little mathematics on a regular basis. Nothing too academic – just stuff which might crop up in everyday life. Read more

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