Nymbology: Esoteric Mathematics

one-equalsThe Sum of Infinity

1 = 0.9999999999999999999…

“I love how simple it is — everyone understands what it says — yet how provocative it is. Many people don’t believe it could be true. It’s also beautifully balanced. The left side represents the beginning of mathematics; the right side represents the mysteries of infinity.”
– Steven Strogatz

The Magic House of Numbers

142857 + 142857 = 285714
+142857 = 428571
+142857 = 571428
+142857 = 714285
+142857 = 857142
+142857 = 999999

The Sum of Eschatology

Reoccurring written number: 20 (2014, 2015, 2016, etc.)
Reoccurring symbolic number: 3 (The trinity, The Great Pyramid, etc.)
20 ÷ 3 = 6.66…

The Pyramid of 1’s

1 x 1 = 1
11 x 11 = 121
111 x 111 = 12321
1111 x 1111 = 1234321
11111 x 11111 = 123454321
111111 x 111111 = 12345654321
1111111 x 1111111 = 1234567654321
11111111 x 11111111 = 123456787654321
111111111 x 111111111 = 12345678987654321

The Infinite Jest

9 ÷ 11 = 0.818181818181818181…

Some of these sums come courtesy of Amaridas and Brimble from the Guardian comments section.

 

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