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Add Up Every Number From One To Infinity, And You Get...
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Key Facts In This Video
The result of the infinite sum (1 + 2 + 3 + 4...) is used in string theory. 00:37
The result of the infinite sum (1 - 1 + 1 - 1 + 1...) is 1/2. 01:54
It's hard to conceive of an intuitive reason for why the infinite sum (1 + 2 + 3 + 4...) produces its strange result without writing out the proof. 06:38