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Does 1+2+3 Really Equal -1/12?

A Numberphile video posted earlier this month claims that the sum of all the positive integers is -1/12. I’m usually a fan of the Numberphile crew, who do a great job making mathematics exciting and accessible, but this video disappointed me.

January 20, 2014 — Evelyn Lamb

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