**The ****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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