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The Million Dollar Answer SOS2022

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posted on Oct, 1 2022 @ 08:09 PM
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He figured it out!!!

No sh… kidding!

The world’s most famous math hypothesis has -had, been the Riemann Hypothesis. A hundred and eighty years of countless mathematicians scribbling arcane symbols only other bulb heads could understand had achieved nothing.

Minor progress had been made with solutions to associated problems that spanned the number line with numbers in the 10^100^100 area to start with and growing from there (asymptote analysis) had yielded a proof to the Lindelof Hypothesis several years ago. But Riemann himself thought it was easier to explain but failed at his own attempt (and only one attempt before other problems pushed him into other areas like he knew his time was limited).

And here was the simple answer staring at him from the dry erase board in black and green ink (black for the basic math reiteration and green for the application to the great Riemann Hypothesis-RH).

It was easy to understand as well. Even a precocious child with a grasp of algebraic equations could do the work! That is why the answer had to be correct! Feynman had said that if you could explain your solution to a youngster using basic math then you probably have the answer correct.

It started with simple math we all were taught in grade school: logarithms:

A function is a mathematical structure that manipulates an input and produces (and reproduces) a specific output, in this case Integer X, is transformed by the function, namely:
F(X) = 1/X
For any base 10 integer.

Thats it. The whole key to RH is this function.

Using the Euler Product of the Zeta Function (F(n) = sigma(1/X^n), over x = 1..infinity), it is the sum of logs raised to an integer value, n.

The product, an entire work of genius in its own right, uses two Zeta Functions to create a Sieve of Eratosthenes, which restates the infinite sum as an infinite product of subtracted prime numbers:
P(n) = (1/1 - 1/p^n) )
As one can see, the function is undefined with p=1^1, because you divide by zero. But 1 is not a prime number so this is more of a mathematical complete description of the equation (The product function multiplies the numbers in the range together, so if you had n = 1..5, P(n) = 1x2x3x4x5 = 120); in the Zeta function, p, ranges over the primes, 2,3,5,7,11,13,…

But it is a mess when stated as above. Everyone restates the equation with negative powers to make it look slicker. But you can do this using the log function:
P(n) = log(1-log(p^n) )

Using the power rule of logarithms, log(x^y) = y * log(x), you restate the above product as:
P(n) = log(1 - n * log(p) )
You plainly see that eventually you will take log(n).

Riemann extended the zeta function to the Real Numbers, the Reals, by substituting the integer n, for the real number:
s = a + b*i
Where i is the imaginary number, i = sqrt(-1).

Riemann had hoped that extending the value to an extra dimension (a new variable in the function) would allow the function to be solved in a more simple manner as had been experienced with other equations under real analysis.

But it appeared to cause more problems than it solved.

So keeping it dead simple, substituting s for n, one wonders, “can you take the log of a real number, s”??

Sure! It is clearly explained in any undergrad math textbook. So with, s = a + bi, the equation is:
log(s) = log(a + bi) = 1/2*(a^2 + b^2) + it
Which is just the Pythagorean theorem extending into the real plane! You move forward a units, then up b units, which creates a right triangle. The distance to the point is a straight line, i.e., the hypotenuse, which if you only had a brain, you would know that it is the sum of the squares of a right triangle and is equal to the square of the hypotenuse. And using the real numbers, sines and cosines, equals the above in base 10.

When a^2 + b^2 = 1, you are describing the unit circle. Less than 1, you are inside the unit circle; larger than 1, you are outside the unit circle determined by the value of i*t.

When on the unit circle, s = 1/2 + i*t, which is what Riemann intuitively surmised but stumped mathematicians for hundred plus years!!

And it was staring back at him from the white board.

He took a photo with his phone then parked in front of his computer for a LaTex session to write his results down.

Sunday morning the ArXiv published his paper on Monday morning in the Number Theory section.

The NSA had an eye on Rutgers University and the paper was flagged immediately.

Days later the local newspaper carried a story about a car crash with one fatality.

The arXiv never published the paper.

And the news nobody bothered to understand was the author didn’t even own a car. Had not driven in 23 years.

- The End -



posted on Oct, 1 2022 @ 08:19 PM
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a reply to: TEOTWAWKIAIFF

FYI: Status: Writer

As I stated, my logic is correct so I may have the solution to RH here first on ATS!




posted on Oct, 1 2022 @ 08:24 PM
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Quick summery and round up please?, looks interesting but i've read it twice and i'm still not sure, could be tired but please elaborate?

What is this relating too?

All I've never heard of it before...



What would it resolve?

Thanks TT



posted on Oct, 1 2022 @ 08:30 PM
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a reply to: TEOTWAWKIAIFF

I know this one!




posted on Oct, 1 2022 @ 09:02 PM
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a reply to: TritonTaranis

It is a solution to RH.

At least as far as I know!

It is math/geek stuff and I didn’t know how much I should explain and not sound didactic.

For an overview, quantamagazine.org - How I Learned to Love and Fear The Riemann Hypotheses

Basically, the Zeta Function was extended into Real Analysis by Bernhard Riemann by using the complex number, s = a + bi, instead of the integer value n. This extends the function into the real number plane where the x-axis is just the regular, continuous, number line, with above and below being the “imaginary part” (the sqrt(-1) number). This moves a two dimension line into a two dimensional plane. This degree of freedom, it was hoped, would take the problem from serious number crunching, to some easier math (it does but only if you view as an idiot like I do/did in this story).

Riemann himself did not demonstrate his hunch that “the real part [of the Euler Product of the Zeta Function] is equal to 1/2”. Or, it is no multiplier of 1/2, but only 1/2.

When extending into the real plane, you can “borrow” the unit circle to help explain your function (which was done without explicitly using the unit circle, In Riemann’s case).

Here, this concept is explained, in mathematical terms, for the first time. As far as I know.

I figured this out in 2009. I figured “monkeys washing sand off in the ocean” would happen so wouldn’t be the only yahoo who thinks this way!!

All these years later, I present a “fictional story”!


edit on 1-10-2022 by TEOTWAWKIAIFF because: Typo

edit on 1-10-2022 by TEOTWAWKIAIFF because: Dream within a dream…



posted on Oct, 1 2022 @ 09:28 PM
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a reply to: infolurker

Which is exactly how RH looks to “normal” people!

I tried to read as much as possible over the past decade or so (arxiv.org, mathematics, number theory) and soon realized that your pic is how I feel!!

Then, while copying out Euler’s product solution, I switched to logarithms. And finally saw the unit circle. And it made sense (to me!)

Sorry that this is not the full thread that explains everything but I figured that there are some people here who would understand what I have scribbled down!!

Remember, violence is not the first solution! Heck, even Gahndi said that you have to get Medieval on some people sometimes!!




posted on Oct, 1 2022 @ 09:31 PM
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a reply to: TritonTaranis

PS - There is a Million Dollar prize for a solution to the RH.

Hence the title to the story. And the nefarious ending.




posted on Oct, 2 2022 @ 01:03 AM
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Thanks for your submission.


Good Luck in the Contest!
Johnny


BTW.. when I don't have a clue about whats being discussed or simply haven't been listening due to my confusion, I always rely on this. I'll stand up while grabbing my briefcase and simply say, "I believe if you dive in a bit deeper, you'll see that the only real answer answer is '49' (then briskly leave the office).



posted on Oct, 5 2022 @ 06:20 PM
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a reply to: JohnnyAnonymous

Uh, I guess that I am a super nerd!

Here is another link that tries to explain what I am going on about here…

IFLScience.com - www.iflscience.com...

It shows the “easy” Zeta function and explains why you can’t just do a Cliffs Notes version of RH.

I have assumed that you can follow a function graph and correlate that with a function. The’log’ really is the key and the base 10 log does reduce down to just “1/2 + it” as Riemann says.

It just the whole “intro to analysis” that I skipped over!

I needed to get this “out there” in case I “have a traffic accident” myself for figuring it out.

🍺



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